A photographer returns to his parental home because his mother is seriously ill. The confrontation with his past leads to panic in a surreal, stylised psychological drama.

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Alex / Aram
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Alex, a 28 year-old photographer, is no longer able to photograph people, for some mysterious reason. Every time he focuses his camera on someone, the same woman appears in his viewfinder - an image he cannot bear. When his brother Aram, whom he has not seen or spoke to for years, unexpectedly phones him and asks him to come to their parental home because their mother is severely ill and may not have long to live, he panics. The thought of a confrontation with the area where he grew up and the renewed encounter with his family makes him feel nervous. Nevertheless, that evening he leaves for AmnesiA: the estate of his parents, the spot where he spent his youth. Written by Anonymous

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In the flashbacks, the father of Fedja van Huêt is played by Leo van Huêt, his real life father. See more »

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Wow. What a great film
17 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

Just saw this at WorldFest Houston. Have to say it was my favorite film there. Amazing performances, great twisted, dysfunctional story. If you get the chance to catch this film, do it! You won't regret it.


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