Äideistä parhain (Den Bästa av mödrar) (Mother of Mine)
Äideistä parhain (Den Bästa av mödrar) (Mother of Mine) (2005)

The plight of displaced Finnish children sent to Sweden and Denmark to escape the horrors of World War II are explored in director Klaus Härö's tale of a young boy failing to adapt to his strange, and sometimes harsh, new surroundings.… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 25, 2005
DVD Release Date: August 7, 2007
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Sheri Linden
Hollywood Reporter

The story is brought to vivid life by the strong cast.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Solid family value drama.

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Boyd van Hoeij

Though unnecessarily bookended by contemporary scenes, its superbly acted central section is powerful indeed.

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Daisy Maduro
During WWII around 70,000 Finnish children were sent to Sweden to be temporarily hosted, while their parents stayed in Finland.The story was touching as it took… More