Pawel Pawlikowski`s `Ida` wins `Best European Film` award

 Pawel Pawlikowski's Polish drama 'Ida' has received the Best European Film prize at the European Film Awards in Riga, Latvia.

Pawel Pawlikowski`s `Ida` wins `Best European Film` award

Washington: Pawel Pawlikowski's Polish drama 'Ida' has received the Best European Film prize at the European Film Awards in Riga, Latvia.

Pawlikowski's black-and-white shot 'Ida' is a movie about a young woman who is about to take her holy orders to become a nun when she discovers she has a living relative she must visit before taking the vows and then her aunt informs her that she is in fact Jewish and the two embark on a voyage of discovery of each other and their past, the Deadline reported.

Other films that were honored at the event included Steven Knight's 'Locke' with the editing prize, the Dardenne brothers' 'Two Days, One Night' for star Marion Cotillard and Mike Leigh's 'Mr. Turner,' which won Timothy Spall the Best Actor nod.

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