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Photographic Memory

A film by Ross McElwee



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Synopsis

Filmmaker Ross McElwee (Sherman’s March, Bright Leaves) finds himself in frequent conflict with his son, a young adult who seems addicted to and distracted by the virtual worlds of the internet. To understand his fractured love for his son, McElwee travels back to St. Quay-Portrieux in Brittany for the first time in decades to retrace his own journey into adulthood. A meditation on the passing of time, the praxis of photography and film, and the digital versus analog divide.


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What the Critics are Saying

"The most Proustian of McElwee's documentaries." - The New York Times

"Beguiling and utterly delightful." - New York Post

" Magnificently eloquent." - Time Out New York

"The stuff of quiet revelation. Simple, genuinely moving." - NPR

"With droll wit and fearless instinct for turning an unblinking lens on his life's minutiae, Ross McElwee continues his Socratic mandate of living a fully examined life with the assured and insightful Photographic Memory. Its pleasures are subtle yet resonant." - Variety

"Ross McElwee adds another wonderful personal memoir, a film that is both forward-looking and elegiac. Grade: A." - Christian Science Monitor


Links

See details about this film's theatrical run.

photographicmemorythemovie.com


Features and Specifications

Special Features:

  • Archival Photo Gallery by Ross McElwee
Format: DVD
Release Year : 2012
Running Time: 87 minutes
Color: Color


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