March 11, 2019
In spite of the talent of both actresses, and the deep issues the film brings up, these two characters, in the end, inhabit unconvincing gendered stereotypes.
March 30, 2018
What's most frustrating about the shallowness of Ida's Westernized ideology is the luminous and genuinely mysterious visuals with which Pawlikowski invests it.
June 12, 2014
A film with meat and bones sorely lacking in heart.
June 6, 2014
There's a good movie to be made about the back-to-back evils wreaked upon Poland by the Nazi and Soviet regimes, but 'Ida' just ain't it.
May 24, 2014
Anyone with trouble sleeping should trot along to this boring Polish drama about a young nun (Agata Trzebuchowska) who discovers some dark secrets in her family.
May 22, 2014
Turns what should have been a complex mystery into a simple question and answer.