Film About a Father Who (2020)

Over a period of 35 years between 1984 and 2019, filmmaker Lynne Sachs shot 8 and 16mm film, videotape and digital images of her father, Ira Sachs Sr., a bon vivant and pioneering ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Julia Buchwald-Sachs Julia Buchwald-Sachs
Ira Sachs Sr. Ira Sachs Sr.
Adam Sachs Adam Sachs
Dana Sachs Dana Sachs
Evan Sachs Evan Sachs
Ira Sachs
Lynne Sachs
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Over a period of 35 years between 1984 and 2019, filmmaker Lynne Sachs shot 8 and 16mm film, videotape and digital images of her father, Ira Sachs Sr., a bon vivant and pioneering businessman from Park City, Utah. FILM ABOUT A FATHER WHO is her attempt to understand the web that connects a child to her parent and a sister to her siblings. With a nod to the Cubist renderings of a face, Sachs' cinematic exploration of her father offers simultaneous, sometimes contradictory, views of one seemingly unknowable man who is publicly the uninhibited center of the frame yet privately ensconced in secrets. In the process, Sachs allows herself and her audience inside to see beyond the surface of the skin, the projected reality. As the startling facts mount, Sachs as a daughter discovers more about her father than she had ever hoped to reveal. Written by Lynne Sachs

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English

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24 January 2020 (USA) See more »

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