Brian Thompson reviews “Amnesia” for The Young Folks

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In the early 1990s, shortly after the collapse of the Berlin Wall, many concerned citizens around the world were forced to face the demons which had plagued their nations for half a century. No one felt the wave of emotions more than the Germans, particularly those who were old enough to have seen first-hand the anguish and torment brought about by the Second World War. With Amnesia, whose title references both the popular Ibiza nightclub and Germany’s willful blindness toward its troubled past, Swiss director Barbet Schroeder (BarflySingle White Female) reopens old wounds to provide a history lesson coupled with its emotional context in the lives of average observers.

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