Russia and the Arts: The Age of Tolstoy and Tchaikovsky

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Chantal Akerman’s final statement—a raw, nearly two-hour long digital video assemblage—conveys loss, displacement, and ambivalence in its very title. Maybe not a movie at all, Akerman’s portrait of the artist and her elderly mother (or more precisely, a portrait of the artist’s relationship with her mother) forces new rereading of this immensely important filmmaker’s entire career.

No Home Movie is playing at select theaters across the country. For a list of venues and showtimes, visit icarusfilms.com.

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