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.