Mother of mine
MRP Matila Röhr Productions Oy presents in co-production with Omegafilms AB & Film i Skane AB; director, Klaus Härö; producer, Ilkka Matila; screenplay, Jimmy Karlsson & Kirsi Vikman
- Resource Type:
- DVD Video
- Created or produced in 2005
- [New York, N.Y.] : Film Movement, 2007
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- When nine-year-old Eero's father is killed at the beginning of World War II his mother, broken by grief, is unable to care for him. She sends Eero out of Finland to live with a family in Sweden, away from the conflict. Feeling abandoned by his biological Finnish mother, he cannot quite attach to his Swedish surrogate mother. When the war ends, and he returns to his mother in Finland, his confusion intensifies.
Uncle: Biography of a humble man, retold by an anonymous nephew, who strings together a collection of his uncle's passions, failings and beliefs.
- Language Notes:
- In Finnish and Swedish with English subtitles; Closed-captioned
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- Alternate Titles:
- Finnish title: Äideistä parhain
Swedish title: Bästa av mödrar
- System Details:
- Cast: Maria Lundqvist, Michael Nyqvist, Topi Majaniemi, Marjaana Maïjala, Esko Salminen, Brasse Břannström, Aino-Maija Tikkanen, Kari-Pekka Toivonen.
- Production Credits:
- Director of photography, Jarkko T. Laine ; editor, Darek Hodor ; composer, Tuomas Kantelinen.
- General Notes:
- Videodisc release of the 2005 motion picture.
Based on a screenplay by Veikko Aaltonen and a novel by Heikki Hietamies.
Special features: short film "Uncle" / directed by Adam Elliot (6 min.)
- Physical Description:
- 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color and black & white ; 4 3/4 in.
- Physical Characteristics:
- plastic; metal; polychrome; monochrome
- Audio Characteristics:
- digital; optical
- Digital Characteristics:
- video file; DVD video; region 1
- Call Numbers:
- MOT DVD
- Other Standard Numbers:
- Publisher Number, Film Movement: DV052
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