GONE HOME
Film - Program 9 Filmfest 2020

GONE HOME

Directed by Pegah Moemen Attare

Info

Director: Pegah Moemen Attare
Section: Program 9
Country: Belgium
Year: 2019
Language: Farsi
Version: Original version with English subtitles
Cast: Nadere Khoshideh, Pegah Moemen Attare
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GONE HOME

With each passing day, the memories of the past fade. They become shattered fragments. In this documentary film essay, Pegah Moemen Attare traces the memories of a place from her childhood which no longer exists. Her grandmother’s house in Tehran was torn down shortly after she and her family left the country. She and her mother talk about the house, her grandmother, and her childhood. They watch old family videos, read letters to each other, and try to piece together these fragments of their memories. As the conversation continues, the sense of loss of the former home intensify in this very touching and personal film.



  • Filmschool: LUCA School of Arts

  • Duration: 20 Min.

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Meet the director

GONE HOME

Pegah Moemen Attare

Pegah Moemen Attare grew up in Tehran. At the age of 12, she left the city with her parents and started a new life in Brussels. After graduating from high school and studying dentistry, she attended the LUCA School of Arts in Brussels. Recurring themes in her films are nostalgia, loss, and family. GONE HOME is her graduation film.

Credits

Screenplay: Pegah Moemen Attare
Director of Photography: Tim De Smet
Film Editor: Jérôme Bartholomeus
Sound: Lucas Colle
Sound design: Jonas Everaert
Producer: Pegah Moemen Attare
Production Company: LUCA School Of Arts