No Home Movie
First screened in January 2016
Director: Chantal Akerman. Documentary about the filmmaker's mother, amidst old age and illness, and of the essential relationships of her later years, including the one with Chantal.

Twitter Capsule: Austerely affecting record of the static time and closed spaces of old age. Made more poignant by subsequent events.

VOR:   Akerman's last film would always have accrued unusual resonance, especially this film, under these circumstances. Also quietly innovative as a study of intimacy and distance.



Photo © 2015 Paradise Films/Icarus Films

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+


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