FORGET ME NOT

a film by David Sieveking

FILM INFO

Year: 2012

Country: Germany

Runtime: 88 mins

Color

Language: German

Subtitles: English

 

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In FORGET ME NOT, leading documentary filmmaker David Sieveking (David Wants to Fly) portrays the domestic care of his mother Gretel, who, like millions of others, is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.

 

In the film, Sieveking weaves an astonishingly candid, loving and revelatory chronicle of the changes his mother’s Alzheimer’s has on his family.  Although dealing with his mother’s disease is painful, caring for her does offer him a chance to reconnect with his family and immerse himself in the secrets and passions of his parent’s long and fascinating life. Some stories are heroic, while others have left a painful legacy in the couples long marriage.

Throughout, Sieveking’s delicate handling of these revelations moves the focus of the story away from his mother’s irreversible mental decline to that of a loving tribute to his mother as a human being with a remarkable life story

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Directed:

David Sieveking

 

 

 

PRESS QUOTES

 

Forget Me Not is a beautiful and emotional film,

one that doesn’t pull the strings of your heart because it wants to,

but because the reality of this family demands it..”

- Jaime Grijalba Gomez, twitchfilm.com

 

“Made with humor and astonishing candor.”

Alissa Simon, Variety

 

 

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