FILM CREDITS
HOMECOMING (1963) Film Polski

Writer/ Director/ Producer:  Mira Hamermesh

HOMECOMING is a film about the dramatization of memory. Based on a short story, it follows a woman returning to her native city from abroad and visiting the places that evoke the past. 

 

The film deals with separation and a loss of home caused by the turmoil of war. It makes use of the flashbacks of three key episodes. The first is about a Polish family gathered around a radio and listening to Chamberlain’s declaration of war on Germany. The second is of a father dressed in military uniform saying farewell to his wife and child. The third is about the expulsion of a family from their apartment by the invading Germans.

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