Instant Dreams

2019

Instant Dreams

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67%

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Reviews Counted: 15

88%
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88%
Average Rating: 4.1/5

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Instant Dreams is a feature documentary by Willem Baptist (Wild boar, I'm Never Afraid!) about the fascination and love for Polaroids. When Polaroid announced the end of instant film in 2008, the last still working factory was bought by a small group of enthusiasts. Among them is the retired scientist Stephen Herchen who previously collaborated with the inventor of Polaroid and is still trying to unravel the secret of the lost chemical formula.

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Critic Reviews for Instant Dreams

All Critics (15) | Top Critics (3)

  • For a documentary examining the enduring affection for the late Polaroid camera Willem Baptist's "Instant Dreams" proves to be an awfully drawn-out process.

    Apr 25, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Any viewers actually interested in the topic would be well advised to search elsewhere for information.

    Apr 18, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Baptist's approach, treating his subjects like characters in a drama, is ultimately frustrating.

    Apr 18, 2019 | Full Review…
  • A moody mishmash of people in unique disciplines addicted to Polaroids, starting with the creators of the process and their complex journey.

    May 17, 2019 | Full Review…
  • All in all, 'Instant Dreams' is a likable film that made me reminisce about my own possession of more than one Polaroid camera.

    May 8, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • I found it a pleasant enough watch.

    May 4, 2019 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

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