By Claire CARRÉ


First film - Completed 2015

After a global neurological epidemic, those who remain search for meaning and connection in a world without memory.

& Awards

Oldenburg Film Festival 2015
Official Selection
Chicago IFF 2015
Nominated, Gold Hugo, New Directors
New Orleans Film Festival 2015
Winner, Best Feature Film
Kiev Molodist Film Festival 2015
Official Selection, International Competition
    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • First film, Science-fiction, Art - Culture
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    • Duration
    • 86 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Claire CARRÉ
    • Writer(s)
    • Charles SPANO, Claire CARRÉ
    • Producer(s)
    • Charles SPANO (Chaotic Good), Claire CARRÉ (Chaotic Good)
    • Synopsis
    • The world as we know it has been forgotten. A decade after a global epidemic, those who remain suffer from lasting effects of the virus - retrograde and anterograde amnesia. The survivors navigate a decaying landscape, unable to recall the past or create new memories. Each finds their own way to cope with life in a perpetual present, where meaning must be experienced moment by moment.

      A boy loses his guardian and searches for a new home beyond the limits of the city. Two lovers struggle to stay together, afraid that if separated, they will forget each other forever. A violent young man takes what he needs to survive, no matter the cost. A professor researching a cure makes a connection that is not what he expected. And deep underground, a girl living with her father in a bunker safe from the virus must decide whether to risk infection to regain her freedom.

      By looking at a vision of the world without memory, Embers considers if our humanity is one thing that is impossible to forget.
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