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Remember (2015)

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With the aid of a fellow Auschwitz survivor and a hand-written letter, an elderly man with dementia goes in search of the person he believes to be responsible for the death of his family in the death camp to kill him himself.

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4 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Zev Guttman
... Paula
Amanda Smith ... Cele
... Max Rosenbaum
... Max's Aide
Howard Jerome ... Rabbi
... Charles Guttman
... Zev's Great Grandaughter
Liza Balkan ... Rebecca Guttman
... New York Taxi Driver
... Amtrak Train Conductor
... Tyler
... Retirement Home Director
... Tyler's Dad
Patrick Haye ... Cleveland Town Car Driver
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Storyline

"Remember" is the contemporary story of Zev, who discovers that the Nazi guard who murdered his family some 70 years ago is living in America under an assumed identity. Despite the obvious challenges, Zev sets out on a mission to deliver long-delayed justice with his own trembling hand. What follows is a remarkable cross-continent road-trip with surprising consequences. Written by 72nd Venice International Film Festival

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Dark truths will come to light. See more »


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Rated R for a sequence of violence and language | See all certifications »

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17 December 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Recuerdos secretos  »

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Budget:

CAD 13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,489, 13 March 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$637,555, 5 June 2016
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1.85 : 1
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The quarry location, activity, and sounds are all real - not created or altered for the film. See more »

Goofs

On the train to Philadelphia, Tyler is seen playing a Playstation Vita but when Zev grabs it from him, he calls it a PSP. See more »

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[first lines]
Zev Gutman: [waking up] Ruth? Ruth?
Zev Gutman: [emerging from his room] Where's my wife?
Paula: Mr. Guttman! You can't be sneaking up on me like that!
Zev Gutman: Where is my wife? Where is Ruth?
Paula: I'm sorry, Mr. Guttman, your wife passed away about a week ago.
Zev Gutman: Ah.
[sitting down]
Zev Gutman: Oh. I'm sorry. Who are you?
Paula: My name's Paula. I was Mrs. Guttman's nursing aide. Your family asked me to stay on for another week or two. Let's get some breakfast. You'll be feeling better after breakfast.
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Featured in 2016 Canadian Screen Awards (2016) See more »

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Piano Concerto No. 1 In G Minor, Op. 25: II. Andante
Written by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Performed by Christopher Plummer
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On the edge of my seat...
28 January 2016 | by See all my reviews

Unbelievable film that keeps you interested from the very first second to the very end. This movie explores such an interesting topic -- both dementia and the remaining generation of holocaust survivors -- both topics we all need to be cognizant of and I'm glad that people are raising our attention to these themes. Kudos to the entire team and talent -- it was really so well done, incredible acting and quite an amazing narrative with twists and turns you wouldn't expect. Everyone should go and see it!!! I viewed it with an audience of 2500 people and the reaction was positive and awestruck across the board. Looking forward to seeing what comes next from this team. well done, well done!


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