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As explored in my memoir, All That I Forgot, I know what it’s like to have prolonged amnesia. Due to me emergence from it, I’ve become a follower of amnesia stories in books, films, TV shows and even the odd podcast. Please join me for All Things Amnesia below.

All That I Forgot

As of May 2024, my memoir All That I Forgot is changing hands. The publisher, Bad Apple Press, is closing its doors. Presently, it’s available on Booktopia. Stay tuned to find out where it will be available in future. Or contact me at anne@annehowell.com.au

All That I Forgot by Anne Howell, an amnesia memoir

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The Girl on The Train HIndi

The Girl on the Train

As a novel, The Girl on The Train sure has an afterlife. Released in 2015, written by Paula Hawkins, the latest film it spawned was a 2021 Bollywood production (see pic). The amnesia thriller also inspired two other films. I…
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Surface new TV series on Apple TV

Surface

TV series produced by Reese Witherspoon.Genre: psychological thriller.Released: July 29, 2022.Starring: Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Sophie, Oliver Jackson-Cohen as James, Stephan James as Baden.Country: US.Australian viewers: Apple TV.Rotten Tomatoes: A 53% approval rating with an average rating of 6.3/10, based on…

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Connie from Too Close

Too Close

Three-part TV miniseries 2021.Psychological thriller.Director: Susan Tully.Australian viewers: SBS OnDemand.Cast: Emily Watson as Dr. Emma Robertson, Forensic psychiatrist assigned to the Mortensen case. Denise Gough as Connie Mortensen, Robertson’s patient, is labelled the ‘yummy mummy monster’ in the press. Thalissa…

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Awake – Wa’eet

TV series.Country: Lebanon.Released: 2021.Creator: Nadia Tabbara.Starring Patrick Chemali, Jacques Maroun and Marie-Lou Nahhas.Australian viewers: SBS on Demand.Note: Of the many productions called Awake, look out for the Arabic name Wa’eet. Awake is about a young woman, Dana who wakes up…

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The Tourist series about character with amnesia

The Tourist

Six-part TV series.Genre: mix thriller drama/comedy.Released: Jan 2022.Starring: Jamie Dornan as The Man/Elliot Stanley, Danielle Macdonald as Probationary Constable Helen Chambers. Shalom Brune-Franklin as Luci Miller/Victoria, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson as Billy Nixon and Alex Dimitriades as Kosta Panigiris.Country: the UK,…

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