The Mother - ENGLISH VERSION

Direction
Year 
2007
Country
  • Switzerland
Runtime
80min 
Audio Tracks 
Subtitles 

Liouba escaped from her violent husband with all her 9 children. She raises them along with her daughter Alesia on a farm in Russia where they both work. They devote all their overwhelming love to their maternal instincts. They take in a hungry little boy, three-year old Sacha, the son of another girl working on the farm. Liouba and Alesia belong to those people who sacrifice themselves in the name of their love. Liouba and especially Alesia are still hoping to find a good husband. So the search for a husband ends up in a struggle to kick out a parasite…

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Details

  • Original Title
    La mère - ENGLISH VERSION
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Antoine Cattin, Pavel Kostomarov
  • Cinematography
    Antoine Cattin, Pavel Kostomarov
  • Editing
    Antoine Cattin, Pavel Kostomarov
  • Music
    Thierry van Osselt, Alexander J.S. Cracker
  • Sound
    Antoine Cattin, Adrien Kessler, Pavel Kostomarov
  • Runtime
    80 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
    2007
  • Country
    • Switzerland
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Awards
    • Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival, Mention of the Human Right Competition's Jury 2009
    • St. Petersburg, Open Cinema Int. Short and Animation Film Festival, Best non-fiction film 2008
    • Sevilla, Sevilla Festival de Cine Europeo, Giraldillo de Oro «Eurodoc» Award 2008
    • Valdivia, Festival Internacional de Cine Valdivia, Granador for Best Documentary 2008
    • Agadir, Festival international du documentaire à Agadir, Grand Prix 2008
    • Nyon, Visions du Réel, Prix George Foundation - Meilleur film Newcomer 2008
    • Leipzig, Int. Leipziger Festival für Dokumentar- und Animationsfilm, Preis des Mitteldeutschen Rundfunks (MDR) 2007

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