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Title Mother of mine [videorecording] / 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.

Imprint [New York, N.Y.] : Film Movement, 2007.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    MOT    Available
Edition Widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Film Movement series; year 5, film 4
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Based on a screenplay by Veikko Aaltonen and a novel by Heikki Hietamies.
Special features: short film "Uncle" / directed by Adam Elliot (6 min.)
Credits Director of photography, Jarkko T. Laine ; editor, Darek Hodor ; composer, Tuomas Kantelinen.
Cast Maria Lundqvist, Michael Nyqvist, Topi Majaniemi, Marjaana Maïjala, Esko Salminen, Brasse Brǎnnström, Aino-Maija Tikkanen, Kari-Pekka Toivonen.
Summary 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.
System Details DVD.
Language In Finnish and Swedish with English subtitles.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Finland -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Sweden -- Drama.
Feature films -- Finland.
Added Author Härö, Klaus.
Matila, Ilkka, 1963-
Karlsson, Jimmy.
Vikman, Kirsi.
Hietamies, Heikki.
Lundqvist, Maria, 1963-
Nyqvist, Michael, 1960-
Majaniemi, Topi.
Maijala, Marjaana, 1968-
Salminen, Esko.
Brännström, Brasse.
Tikkanen, Aino-Maija.
Elliot, Adam (Adam Benjamin)
Matila Röhr Productions.
Omega Film (Firm)
Film i Skåne.
Film Movement (Firm)
Note Finnish title: Äideistä parhain
Swedish title: Bästa av mödrar
Added Title Uncle.
ISBN 9781428156456
1428156453
Music No. DV052 Film Movement

 
    
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