Les rendez-vous d’Anna
(Meetings of Anna)
Aurore Clément, Helmut Griem, Magali Noël, Lea Massari,
This semi-autobiographical work depicts the travels of a filmmaker on tour in Europe with a new film. “Her world is the fragmented landscape of the transient: railway station platforms, hotel rooms, glimpses of streets leading to unknown places in unfamiliar cities. She moves through a series of brief encounters . . . that yield up a store of life stories and personal anecdotes. Yet these disparate, seemingly random fragments of other people’s pasts are the minutiae reflecting the massive transformations and upheavals in the last half-century of European history: migrations, social changes, the rise and fall of families, communities, and states” (Edinburgh Film Festival).