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Äideistä parhain [videorecording / MRP Matila Röhr Productions Oy Tuotanto ... Omegafilms AB ... Film i Skane AB ; käsikirjoitus, Jimmy Karlsson & Kirsi Vikman ; tuottaja, Ilkka Matila ; ohjaaja, Klaus Härö.

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Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library DVD MOTHER (FOREIGN) (Text) 39206020495584 Audiovisual - DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781428156456
  • ISBN: 1428156453
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Film Movement, 2007.

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on a screenplay by Veikko Aaltonen and a novel by Heikki Hietamies.
Videodisc release of the 2005 motion picture.
Special features: short film "Uncle" / directed by Adam Elliot (6 min.).
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Jarkko T. Laine ; editor, Darek Hodor ; composer, Tuomas Kantelinen.
Participant or Performer Note: Maria Lundqvist, Michael Nyqvist, Topi Majaniemi, Marjaana Maïjala, Esko Salminen, Brasse Brǎnnström, Aino-Maija Tikkanen, Kari-Pekka Toivonen.
Summary, etc.: 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. The short film Uncle is a 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 Note: DVD, region 1, 16:9, NTSC.
Language Note: Finnish and Swedish dialogue; optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Digital recordings.
World War, 1939-1945 > Finland > Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 > Sweden > Drama.
Mother and child > Drama.
Genre: Feature films > Finland.
War films > Finland.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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