eng. A mother
A heart-breaking story of a mother looking for her child
Feature film co-produced with Cinemanifest.
Freed from prison, Eeva returns to her old home region to look for her grown-up daughter. A Mother (Äiti), the second movie of the director Samppa Batal, is a warm and heart-breaking story of loneliness, humanity and hope. Above all, it is a movie of a woman who acts like a mother.
Actors: Jaana Saarinen, Matti Pajulahti, Matti Onnismaa, Jonathan Hutchings,
Jouko Puolanto, Helmi-Leena Nummela
Directing: Samppa Batal
Script: Samppa Batal & Krista Hannula
DOP: Miikka Pakarinen
Editing: Tuomas Kohtamäki
Sound design: Lari Rissanen
Set design: Matias Muoniovaara
Costume design: Timjami Varamäki
Production: Krista Hannula, Maarit Laaksoharju, Miikka Pakarinen
Original name: Äiti
Length: 1 h 31 min