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The Ties That Bind

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Animation Documentary 198455 minutesOn: The Criterion Channel Fandor Tags: Female Director Country: America

The Ties That Bind is an experimental documentary about the filmmaker's mother, who was born and lived in southern Germany from 1920-1950. Through a mixture of personal anecdote and social history, she describes the rise of Nazism, the war years, and the Allied occupation, during which she met her future husband, an American soldier. The Ties That Bind breaks with the usual format of war documentaries, thus allowing a different portrait of the individual to emerge, while it reflects on the current political situation in America and the filmmaker's activities in relation to those issues.The Ties That Bind is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, and streaming on Fandor. It's an animation and documentary movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.9 (79 votes).

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#144,940 Ranked Movie

#1532 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#6286 Ranked in Female Director Movies

#9051 Ranked in Animation Movies

The Ties That Bind has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.9 (79 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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