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Film About a Father Who Lynne Sachs

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Over a 35-year period (1984–2019), acclaimed experimental filmmaker Lynne Sachs filmed a considerable amount of footage of and about her father, Ira Sachs, an eccentric, Bohemian businessman from Park City, Utah. The skilfully edited images – captured on film, video and digital media – form a puzzling portrait of a man she loves but doesn’t truly know. Questioning her mother and eight siblings (some of whom she met only recently) and several of her father’s girlfriends, Sachs takes a non-judgmental look at the contradictions of a man who keeps many secrets even as he fills the screen. Through him, the director tries to unpack the complexity of the emotions that shape family relationships. (Charlotte Selb)

Film About a Father Who

  • Country : United States
  • Year : 2020
  • V.O : English
  • Duration : 74 MIN
  • Editing : Rebecca Shapass
  • Production : Lynne Sachs
  • Music : Stephen Vitiello
  • Sound Design : Kevin Allen
Filmography of Lynne Sachs :

Which Way Is East: Notebooks from Vietnam (1994)
States of UnBelonging (2006)
Wind in Our Hair (2010)
Your Day is My Night (2013)
Tip of My Tongue (2017)
The Washing Society (2018)

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