Foreign Film & Discussion Series

Mother of Mine

Join former Drexel Professor Ramesh Kajaria to watch and discuss this award-winning film from Finland on Sunday, January 31st at 2:00 pm. In Swedish w/English subtitles, 2005. Not Rated. Registration not required.

Director Klaus Härö tackles the real-life drama of history in this heartbreaking film set against the backdrop of World War II. Evacuated to the safety of neutral Sweden along with more than 70,000 other Finnish children, 9-year-old Eero (Topi Majaniemi) grapples with feeling abandoned by his biological parents and yet detached from his surrogate family. Unfortunately, things only get worse when he returns to a much different home life.

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