Memories Look at Me (2013) - Rotten Tomatoes

Memories Look at Me (2013)





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Filmmaker Song Fang travels from Beijing to Nanjing to visit with her family in an attempt to study the ways in which parent/child relationships evolve over time. ~ Tracie Cooper, Rovi


Critic Reviews for Memories Look at Me

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A slight yet profound exploration of generational choices and our fear of living our parents' lives.

May 2, 2013 | Rating: 5/5
New York Times
Top Critic

Sweet and fiercely humane, Song's layered family portrait is decidedly Buddhist: silent when it needs to be and steadfast about approaching inevitable tragedy with care and patience.

April 30, 2013 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
Time Out
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Death hangs over Song Fang's first feature, Memories Look at Me, but it's neither with grimness nor overt tragedy.

October 4, 2012 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
Slant Magazine

Watching Memories's like listening to the secrets of this family's history.

October 3, 2012 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Memories Look at Me is an unusually personal portrait of family life in China.

October 1, 2012 | Full Review…
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