We’re getting up close and personal with a twist. We’re in bed with the director of “Rememory” at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Join us as we talk to Mark Palansky about his work on the film. We’ll also be picking his brain for thoughts on what’s next in storytelling and the experiences for viewers.
Famed scientific pioneer Gordon Dunn (Martin Donovan) is mysteriously found dead shortly after the unveiling of his latest and most groundbreaking achievement—a device that can extract, record, and play a person’s unfiltered memories. After his death, Gordon’s reclusive wife, Carolyn (Julia Ormond), recedes into her own private world until a mysterious man (Peter Dinklage) knocks at her door, claiming to be a past acquaintance. With questionable motives, he steals the machine in an attempt to unravel his own personal demons, launching an exploration into a troublesome past filled with guilt, grief, and betrayal.
Through the glass of the mind’s eye, director/co-writer Mark Palansky steadily introduces pieces of an intricate puzzle that don’t always fit, leading us down a winding path where our human consciousness often defines reality. Rememory is a striking and uniquely stylized portrait of loss and recovery, reminding us that we are nothing more than the memories we keep.
About Mark Palansky
Mark Palansky’s dynamic and evocative visual style has graced screens large and small—from his award-winning short The Same to his critically acclaimed feature Penelope, and his memorable ads for top brands such as Fiat and Target. In January 2017, his work will be seen in the anticipated Netflix show A Series of Unfortunate Events. His second feature, Rememory, starring Peter Dinklage, will have its world premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.