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Directed by Anna Justice

Germany | 105 minutes | 2011

German, English, Polish, Russian with English subtitles

Inspired by true events, Remembrance is a remarkable love story set against the backdrop of the darkest of times. A German concentration camp in Poland, 1944: romance blossoms between a young Jewish woman, Hannah, and Polish political prisoner Tomasz. They steal passionate moments together and fueled by love, they manage a daring escape. But during the chaos and confusion of the last moments of war, they lose all trace of one another. More than thirty years later, happily married New Yorker Hannah sees a familiar face on TV. Could it really be Tomasz, the man she loved and lost all those years ago? Aided by an impressive cast, beautiful cinematography, and an intelligent script, the assured hand of Anna Justice (MJFF 2009 film Max, Minski, and Me) shows enough restraint to create accomplished cinema that explores the deepest emotions without resorting to cliché or sentimentality.
Foreign Title Die verlorene Zeit
Director Anna Justice
Countries of Production Germany
Year of Presentation 2011
Language(s) German, English, Polish, Russian with English subtitles
Premiere Status
Runtime 105 minutes
Principal Cast Alice Dwyer, Dagmar Manzel, Mateusz Damiecki
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