Montreal of another time is reborn into screen through images from a hundred of movies and shorts produced by the National Film Board of Canada while at its first four decades of existence.... See full summary »
The Memories of Angels is sold as some kind of love-letter of Montreal. To me it is nothing more than a collection of archives spliced together without any kind of continuity, purpose, or reason. All the user can do is watch what seems like 10 hours of clips of bits of pieces of Montreal and recognize a couple of buildings here and there. There's no context at all, and it certainly does not evoke any kind of warm feelings or nostalgia about what a great city Montreal really is. This is not art, this is not movie making. This is slapping together bits of film and calling it a "movie" without any kind artistic vision of any kind. BORING AND POINTLESS. Don't waste your time.