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Mémoires incertaines

Fortnight 2002, Short film, 36 mn


A poetic exploration involving the director’s search for the real identity of her great-uncle, Henry Hall. Each member of her family concocts a different story about this mysterious relative. He is variously described as a murderer, Churchill’s chauffeur, croupier or gambler, war hero, spy for M15 or the Mossad. During the investigation, we discover some facts, but the memory of Henry Hall remains obscure and his personal story elusive. Apart from the facts, the film deals with what Jacques Derrida calls the trace…


Michale Boganim

Born in Israel, Michale Boganim grew up and studied in France. She returned to Israel before studying directing at Britain’s National film and Television School, where she wrote and directed several shorts, including Dust. She now lives and works in Paris.

Jakob Ihre

Barnaby Templer

Valerio Bonelli

Henry Hall Orchestra

Production : Michale Boganim Sarafilms, 38 rue Cauchy, 94110 Arcueil, France tél : 33 (0)6 60 49 19 96, fax : 33 (0)1 45 47 75 75 National Film and Television School (Grande-Bretagne) Distribution : Ardèche images production le village 07170 Lussas (france) tél. : 33 (4) 75 94 26 16 fax : 33 (4) 75 94 28 81


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