"The Last Goldfish is an astounding revelation not only of one woman’s discovery of her family history before and after Nazism but also of her reconnection to her Jewish heritage." - Film Society of Lincoln Center, NYC
A uniquely intimate account of the innermost history of a refugee family, and a profound exploration of national and personal identity that thrillingly unfolds when past and present collide in a daughter's search for her lost family in the implacable narrative of migration.
The Last Goldfish documents a daughter’s search for her lost family. Rich with archival images, this suspenseful and surprising story – stretching from Australia to Trinidad, North America to WWII Germany – reveals the impact of war and displacement across generations. Manfred Goldfish tries as hard as he can to hide the trauma he has experienced. But his filmmaker daughter suspects there is more to the Goldfish tale than her father is willing to reveal. A gripping and deeply-moving story of one person’s search for the story of her life.
81 Minutes / English