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243 Ratings

The Mother

La mère

Switzerland, Russia, 2007
Documentary, Drama


Though its focus remains tight on its main subject — a Russian single mother of nine — Antoine Cattin and Pavel Kostomarov’s award-winning film has the scope, precision and resonance of a literary masterpiece.

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The Mother Directed by Antoine Cattin, Pavel Kostomarov

Awards & Festivals

Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente

2009 | Special Mention: Human Rights Award

European Film Awards

2008 | Nominee: European Documentary

Seville European Film Festival

2008 | Winner: Best Documentary (Golden Giraldillo)

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