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Photographic Memory Reviews

October 15, 2012
Filmmaker Ross McElee continues his obsessive self-reflection in this entertaining meditation on aging and memory.
October 12, 2012
I would like to think that one day Adrian might look at this documentary and see it as a supreme act of paternal love.
Full Review | Original Score: A
October 12, 2012
Utterly delightful.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
October 11, 2012
The most vivid strand of "Photographic Memory" is Mr. McElwee's changing relationship with his son, Adrian, now in his 20s.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
October 11, 2012
Some might characterize what filmmaker Ross McElwee does as navel-gazing. But in the hands of this veteran documentarian, that which might be self-indulgent egomania from a lesser artist is often the stuff of quiet revelation.
Full Review | Original Score: 6.5
October 11, 2012
Quietly devastating.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
October 9, 2012
It's a personal journey, but one that speaks to universal ideas about aging, fatherhood and the way, as Maurice once put it, that "time wears on a photograph, erodes it, until all of its context is gone."
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 9, 2012
Proves a bracing and sometimes uncomfortable peek into private fears and regrets about mortality and missed opportunities.