Mother and Son

Mother and Son

Direction: Aleksandr Sokurov

FictionMovieCinema

Germany, Russia 1997
72 Min.

My friend, the Minister A Tickle in the Heart

zero one film in Coproduction with Lenfilm Studios (RUS), Ö Film.
Funded by Bundesministerium des Innern, Bonn, GosCinema, FilmFörderung Hamburg GmbH.

Rental: Edition Salzgeber

Cinema premiere: Sep 25, 1997

Content

A son tends to his ailing mother. After a livelong
relationship of love and emotional dependency he can
not accept the fact that she is going to die. Even on
her death bed he denies that he will have to go on
living on his own – without her unconditional support.

Awards

Moscow International Film Festival (Russia), 1997

Andrei Tarkovsky Award

Moscow International Film Festival (Russia), 1997

Russian Film Critics Award

Moscow International Film Festival (Russia), 1997

Special Jury Prize

Berlin International Film Festival (Germany), 1997

Prize of the Ecumenical Jury

Berlinale International Film Festival (Germany), 1997

CICAE Jury Prize

Int. Film Festival of the Art ofCinematography (Poland), 1997

nominated for the Golden Frog for Aleksei Fyodorov

Moscow International Film Festival (Russia), 1997

nominated for the Golden St. George Award

Nika Award (Russia), 1998

nominated for Best Cinematographer and Best Sound