Director Pawel Pawlikowski brings to the screen a story of a young nun on the verge of taking her vows only to discover a secret from Occupied Poland under the Nazis during World War 2.
Incredible images abound in this unforgettable journey of a person coming to grip with events past and present.
What the critics are saying:

Critics’ Pick! “One of the finest European films in recent memory.” – A.O. Scott, The New York Times

“A film of exceptional artistry whose emotions are as potent and persuasive as its images are indelibly beautiful.” – Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times

“One of the best films of the year. Not to be missed.” – George Robinson, The Jewish Week

“A new Polish masterpiece.” – David Thomson, New Republic

“It haunted me. I can’t wait to see it again.” – A.O. Scott, The New York Times

“A compact gem of perfection. A total marvel.” – Dana Stevens, Slate

“Exquisite.” – Joe Morgenstern, Wall Street Journal

“Riveting. Sublime.” – Karin Badt, Huffington Post

“Richly sympathetic and deeply moving! First-timer Agata Trzebuchowska is quietly compelling.” – Tom Huddleston, Time Out

Starring: Agata Kulesza, Agata Trzebuchowska, Dawid Ogrodnik, Jerzy Trela, Adam Szyszkowski, Halina Skoczynska, Joanna Kulig, Dorota Kuduk, Natalia Lagiewczyk, Afrodyta Weselak

Directed by Pawel Pawlikowski
Screenplay by Pawel Pawlikowski & Rebecca Lenkiewicz
Directors of Photography: Lukasz Zal & Ryszard Lenczewski
Produced by Eric Abraham, Piotr Dzieciot, Ewa Puszcynska