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Russia/Germany 1997

Colour

Russian with
English subtitles

Enhanced for widescreen TVs

Dolby Digital 2.0

71 mins. approx.

ART347DVD

SPECIAL FEATURES

'A Humble Life' - film by Alexander Sokurov

Alexander Sokurov biography

Mother and Son
The Film Director Credits Cast Press Quotes Images

PRESS

‘Sokurov is what cinema can be at its greatest... His films have a visual power and moral depth that creates an unforgettable emotional experience. Mother and Son is one of his most beautiful, most important films’
- Susan Sontag

'Lyrical, intense, mesmerizing. Sokurov brings the eye of a masterly painter and the sensitivity of a poet to the deepest and most complex of human relationships’
- The New York Times

'Pure cinema... Heart-aching, luminescent... Sokurov is a master... [His] films define a new form of spiritual cinema’
- Paul Schrader

'Transcendent... A thing of such beauty, such sadness... ... I wept and wept from start to finish’
- Nick Cave