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South Korea / Germany / Portugal / France, 2007 (MIFF 2008, Free Radicals)

Director: Harun Farocki, Eugène Green, Pedro Costa

Originally created for the Jeonju International Film Festival's Digital Project, Memories is a short film triptych from three very different European directors.

German Harun Farocki's Respite is an original take on the Holocaust using black and white footage of inmates at a concentration camp.

Portuguese Pedro Costa's The Rabbit Hunters sees a group of friends from the Fontainhas community in Lisbon find that their past, their families and their work remain only a memory.

In Correspondences, from US-born, French-based director Eugène Green, an internet love affair begins between a forthcoming young Parisian and a sheltered young woman, but a memory from her past still stands in the way.

D Harun Farocki, Pedro Costa, Eugène Green P Martin de Clermont Tonnerre WS Jeonju International Film Festival L English, Portuguese, French TD digibeta/2007/102mins

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