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Title Mother of mine [(DVD) videorecording] = Äideistä parhain / Film Movement presents a film by Klaus Härö ; MRP Matila Röhr Productions Oy presents in co-production with Omegafilm AB & Film i Skåne AB ; screenplay, Jimmy Karlsson and Kirsi Vikman ; produced by Ilkka Matila ; directed by Klaus Härö.

Edition Widescreen edition.
Publication Info. [New York, N.Y.] : Film Movement, [2007]
©2007
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Foreign Films  FINNISH MOT    DUE 05-09-20
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Description 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Film Movement series ; year 5, film 4.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital, DTS, NTSC.
Language Finnish and Swedish with English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Cast Topi Majaniemi, Marjaana Maijala, Maria Lundqvist, Michael Nyqvist, Esko Salminen, Aino-Maija Tikkanen, Kari-Pekka Toivonen.
Credits Cinematographer, Jarkko T. Laine ; editor, Darek Hodor ; music, Tuomas Kantelinen ; costume designer, Anna Svärdendahl.
Audience Not rated.
Summary During World War II, more than 70,000 Finnish children were evacuated to neutral Sweden to avoid the conflict. 9-year-old Eero increasingly feels abandoned by his biological Finnish mother and not yet attached to his Swedish surrogate mom. When Eero is returned to Finland, his confusion intensifies.
Note Special feature: This month's short film: Uncle / director, Adam Elliot (Australia, English, 6 min.). The biography of a humble man, his lemon tree, chihuahua and crumpets, retold and narrated by an anonymous nephew, who strings together a collection of his uncle's passions, failings and beliefs.
Awards "Winner: 3 Finnish Oscars"
Contents Uncle / director, Adam Elliot (Australia, English, 6 min.).
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Finland -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Sweden -- Drama.
Mothers and sons -- Finland -- Drama.
Mothers and sons -- Sweden -- Drama.
Boys -- Psychology -- Drama.
DVDs.
Local Subject FOREIGN FILMS (FINNISH), VIDEODISCS.
FOREIGN FILMS (SWEDISH), VIDEODISCS.
Genre Feature films Finland.
Motion pictures, Finnish.
Foreign films Finland.
Foreign films Sweden.
Melodrama.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Härö, Klaus.
Karlsson, Jimmy.
Vikman, Kirsi.
Matila, Ilkka, 1963-
Majaniemi, Topi.
Maijala, Marjaana, 1968-
Lundqvist, Maria, 1963-
Nyqvist, Michael, 1960-
Salminen, Esko.
Tikkanen, Aino-Maija.
Toivonen, Kari-Pekka.
Aaltonens, Veikko.
Hietamies, Heikki. Äideistä Parhain.
Film Movement (Firm)
Matila Röhr Productions.
Omega Film (Firm)
Film i Skåne (Firm)
Added Title Äideistä parhain
Mother of mine
Äideistä parhain (Motion picture)
Standard No. 616892895626
Music No. FM89562 Film Movement
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