The Disappearance of My Mother [La scomparsa di mia madre]
Directed By: Beniamino Barrese
October 3, 2019 / Italian / 94 min
An iconic fashion model of the 1960s strives to escape the world of images and disappear for good, but her son’s determination to make a final film about her sparks an unexpected collaboration and confrontation with the camera’s gaze.
For a lecture on the film from Dr. Marie Orton read Subjectivity of Cameras and Personal Relationships.
For a preview of this film, listen to the IC podcast, “From the Booth” F19 epidsode 4.
For an analysis of this film, listen to the IC podcast, “From the Booth” Fall 2019 episode 5.
IMDB Movie Page: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt9358250/
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