THE SOUVENIR PART II
Narrative Feature | 108 minutes

This film played at HIFF 2021
on 10/9/2021
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Directed by
Joanna Hogg

Produced by
Ed Guiney
Andrew Lowe
Emma Norton
Luke Schiller

Written by
Joanna Hogg

Featuring
Honor Swinton Byrne
Tilda Swinton
Ariane Labed
Jaygann Ayeh
Richard Ayoade


2021 | English | UK

The much-awaited follow up to her mesmerizing 2019 masterpiece, Joanna Hogg’s THE SOUVENIR PART II follows Julie (Honor Swinton Byrne) in the aftermath of her tumultuous relationship with Anthony (Tom Burke), a charismatic and manipulative older man. As Julie begins to untangle her fraught love for him in the making of her graduation film, she deliberately sorts fact from his elaborately constructed fiction. The hypnotic and enchanting story of this young woman’s complicated reaction to a formative first love is also a portrait of an artist that transcends the halting particulars of everyday life—a singular, alchemic mix of memoir and fantasy.