Austin Film Society
No Home Movie
Directed by Chantal Akerman • 2015 • France, Belgium
Starring Natalia Akerman, Chantal Akerman, Sylvaine Akerman
The final film from groundbreaking auteur Chantal Akerman is a deeply personal, heart-woundingly intimate portrait of her relationship with her mother, Natalia, a Holocaust survivor and familiar presence in many of her daughter’s films. Filmed in the months leading up to Natalia’s death, NO HOME MOVIE achieves a shattering emotional resonance as it meditates on loss and mortality while offering profound insight into Akerman’s inner world.
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