"Sublime" - Cineuropa
"An intimate self-reflection... a tender, haunting film." - Los Angeles Times
One of cinema's most innovative figures, Chantal Akerman passed away in tragic circumstances in 2015. Her last film, No Home Movie, is not only a fitting coda to her career but also her most intimate and personal work: a record of her relationship with her mother over the course of the latter's last year of life.
Through webcam chats, conversations at the kitchen table and shots of lonely landscapes, Akerman constructs a touching, melancholy portrait of her mother, a Holocaust survivor, and also of her own impending grief.
In documenting some of their last conversations, No Home Movie is above all a film about love – specifically, the love shared by two women, unbound by physical distance and mortality.
For more information about the work of Chantal Akerman check out the A Nos Amours website. Click here to watch an intro to the film from artist and filmmaker Ruth Novaczek.