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Memory Box

A box of mysterious memories unlocks the secrets of a mother's past for a Lebanese-Canadian daughter.


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A touching reflection on memories we reject until they come to life. Nominated for Best Picture at the Berlin Film Festival, Box of Memories tells the story of a teen who delves into a mysterious collection of diaries to uncover the past her mother always kept silent. The passionate and intense investigation reveals the relationships of a teen living in Beirut in the 1980s during the Lebanese Civil War. Memories, whether human or technological, have their limits. But by sharing them, we can rediscover them again.



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Plot summary

The life of Alex, the daughter and granddaughter of emigrants from Lebanon, takes a turn when a box of mysterious memories arrives at the door of her home in Canada, opening the door to an unknown stage in her mother's past.

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