Surrounded by beautiful women, legendary musicians, a stone-cold hustler, a righteous preacher, and a wolf pack of kids, the sweet, yet unstable, strange singer with God-given talents avoids the recording studio, driven by his own self-discovery.
Eschewing traditional storytelling for a kind of visual stream of consciousness, this second feature by Tim Sutton is a lyrical portrait of the titular city’s blues scene. Drawing comparison to the work of Terrence Malick and David Gordon Green, Memphis is a spiritually haunting study in artifice.
Takeshi Kitano, 1996, Japan
Yeşim Ustaoğlu, 1999, Turkey
Jia Zhangke, 1998, China
Jean-Pierre Dardenne,Luc Dardenne, 1996, Belgium
Johnnie To, 2008, Hong Kong
Götz Spielmann, 2008, Austria
Wong Kar Wai, 2004, Hong Kong
Vincent Paronnaud,Marjane Satrapi, 2007, France
Michael Haneke, 2001, Austria
Gus Van Sant, 2007, United States