Caffeinate yourself--severely--before this one.
The feeling of twilight permeates Found Memories, which doesn't feel so much like a tale of discovery as it does a eulogy.
Julia Murat shows a fine grasp of form, letting her technique reflect the elements and moods of her story.
| Original Score: 3/4
Brazilian filmmaker Júlia Murat's first narrative feature is a mesmerizing, slow-build marvel.
| Original Score: 4/5
Initially treated like the parasite she appears to be, over the course of this crisp, gracefully inflected meditation on time's passage, Rita develops the interest in her subjects that turns an image into more than stolen light.
A visually poetic parabolic drama about aging, death, community, hospitality, and transformation.
Ambicioso, corajoso e aponta sua diretora como um nome a ser observado de agora em diante.
The drama in "Found Memories" is subdued, sometimes almost invisible, but it moves with quiet assurance toward a startling conclusion.
A pic immersed in the passage of time.
If a supernatural intepretation is correct, is the village's fate melancholy or enviable? Is an eternity of old age pleasant or pointless?