Mother of Mine

Mother of Mine  {Äideistä parhain}
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AUDIENCE AWARD - BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE
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Mother of Mine
Äideistä parhain
Finland, 2005, 112 Minute Running Time
Additional Countries: Sweden
Topics: Coming of Age, Drama
Programs: 2006 Award Winners, Best of Fest Day, Awards Buzz: Best Foreign Language Film
Language: Finnish, Swedish

Winner - Audience Awards, Best Narrative Feature

A momentous event in Finnish history is recounted in this heart-wrenching film. During World War II, ten-year-old Eero is one of eighty thousand children sent to Sweden for their protection. Alienated from his foster family and unfamiliar with the language, he feels abandoned and unsure of where he belongs.

DIRECTOR: Klaus Härö
Producer: Ilkka Matila
Editor: Darek Hodor
Screenwriter: Jimmy Karlsson, Kirsi Vikman
Cinematographer: Jarkko T. Laine
Music: Tuomas Kantelinen
Principal Cast: Michael Nyqvist, Maria Lundqvist, Topi Majaniemi, Marjaana Maijala, Esko Salminen
Filmography: Elina (2003)
Print Source: Nordisk Film International Sales

Sponsor:
Palm Desert National Bank

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