November 2, 2018

The Challenges (and Possibilities) of a One-Person Crew: Shevaun Mizrahi on 'Distant Constellation'

This documentary from a debut feature filmmaker is wise beyond its years, as are its subjects.

A haunting ethereal stillness presides over Distant Constellation, sustaining itself just long enough to be a portrait of remembrance and reflection, longing and ennui. A delicate debut feature by Shevaun Mizrahi, the documentary sets up shop in a Turkish retirement home, coming across several colorful characters who are less props than actual characters with wants and desires. Some wish for romance, some for a friendship, and others to have their stories told before going off into the distance anonymously.

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Source: NoFilmSchool