Mother of mine

Mother of mine

DVD - 2007 | Finnish
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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.

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Annieoywong
Mar 02, 2018

This is a heartwarming story about a 9-year-old Finnish boy who during World War II was sent by his mother to a strange couples in Sweden. The boy felt abandoned and he was forced to live in a strange country that he did not even know how to speak their language.
The film is in Finnish and Swedish with English subtitles.

madison382 May 11, 2015

Really sad movie.

amannotanu Apr 09, 2015

I,ya in person want to be able to watch movies and listen to cds inside the library,without renting them(now it is possible using cd,dvd drives of computers in the library including catalog only computers)I hope very much such an option will be available to all patrons of the library(there is a need to be able to unlock cd,dvd boxes for using disks inside the library without renting them.)

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Mualla
Dec 19, 2011

It is a beautiful Finnish movie by Klaus Harö about a little boy sent to Sweden during the WWII. Heartwarming story of love between adopted parents during WWII and a little boy and his real mother.

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vaivata
Dec 12, 2010

An absolute favorite! A truly unique look at the life of a "home-child"/ child of war, who is forced to life in a strange country with a strange family. A bit of a heart breaker as well.

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rdl727 Feb 11, 2011

rdl727 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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