Melbourne Cinémathèque The Melbourne Cinémathèque & ACMI present

Memories and Dreams

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An overwhelming visual and aural experience, it draws together a mosaic of memory, dramatised documentary, archival footage, animation and beautifully rendered tinting and refilming (exquisitely shot by Andrew de Groot) to tell the intimate, dreamlike tale of a Czech actress’ (Johanna Kimla Ocenaskova) extraordinary passage from prewar Europe and the concentration camps to her eventual arrival in the distant land of Australia.