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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.

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


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
Description 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Series Film movement series ; year 5, film 4
Film Movement series ; year 5, film 4.
System Details DVD.
Cast Maria Lundqvist, Michael Nyqvist, Topi Majaniemi, Marjaana Maïjala, Esko Salminen, Brasse Bannström, Aino-Maija Tikkanen, Kari-Pekka Toivonen.
Credits Director of photography, Jarkko T. Laine ; editor, Darek Hodor ; composer, Tuomas Kantelinen.
Note Videodisc release of the 2005 motion picture.
Based on a screenplay by Veikko Aaltonen and a novel by Heikki Hietamies.
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.
Note Special features: short film "Uncle" / directed by Adam Elliot (6 min.).
Language In Finnish and Swedish with English subtitles; Closed-captioned.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Finland -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Sweden -- Drama.
Mother and child -- Drama.
Feature films -- Finland.
War 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, 1972-
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
Music No. DV052 Film Movement

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