Director: Apichatpong Weerasethakul Run Time: 136 min. Release Year: 2021
Starring: Agnes Brekke, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Jerónimo Barón, Juan Pablo Urrego, Tilda Swinton
A Scottish orchid farmer visiting her ill sister in Bogotá, Colombia, befriends a young musician and a French archaeologist in charge of monitoring a century-long construction project to tunnel through the Andes mountain range. Each night, she is bothered by increasingly loud bangs which prevent her from getting any sleep.
“Memoria finally reveals itself as a vision from the future — a declaration of faith in a medium that hasn’t lost its power to astonish.” -Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times
Indie, World Cinema