A Mother

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    A Mother

    Äiti

    Directed by

    Finland

    2019

    91 min

    • Finnish
    • Swedish

    Drama

    After her release from prison Eeva goes back to her home town to search her grown-up daughter. Soon she finds out that she is not welcomed back to the town. Life gets really hard and searching gets desperate until something unexpected happens. A Mother by Samppa Batal is a heartwarming and touching story about loneliness, humanity and hope. But above all it is a movie about a woman who acts like a mother.

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Jaana Saarinen
    Matti Pajulahti
    Screenplay
    Samppa Batal
    Krista Hannula
    Cinematography
    Miikka Pakarinen
    Editing
    Tuomas Kohtamäki
    Music
    Antti L.S. Ikonen
    Production
    CHARACTER HOUSE
    Production
    CINEMANIFEST
    Production
    BLACK LION PICTURES OY
    Samppa Batal

    Samppa Batal

    Finland

    Samppa Batal is a Finnish film director, screenwriter and actor. He has directed two feature films: BASTARD (2016) and A MOTHER (2019).