Short Film Profile

Distant Memory

During the Nazi period in Germany, young Marie meets the Jewish clown Jakob who gives away balloons for the price of a smile. But Marie cannot satisfy Jakob's wish. Through a tragic misunderstanding the situation escalates and for a while it seems as if Marie will have to owe him her smile forever. But decades later, fate brings the two of them back together again.



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Previous screenings

24 Nov – 25 Nov | Ballarat, Australia

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Information on this profile is provided by the film owners and/or compiled from available sources | Profile updated 29 Apr 2008