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2022
Edition
RIFF 2022

My Mother the State

77.00 minutes | Latvia, Iceland | 2022

Synopsis

Una got separated from her sister when she was adopted from an orphanage at the age of three. Since that day, it’s been Una’s dream to see her sister again, but for the next thirty years the sister existed only in Una’s memories. Then, one day, she became alive.

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Director’s Bio

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Ieva Ozolina
Ozolina graduated Academy of Culture of Latvia in 2015. Her graduation film “My Father the Banker” – about father/daughter relationship – was awarded Latvian national prize “Big Kristaps”. It also received the annual award by Latvian Ministry of Culture in film, was widely distributed and shown on numerous TV including Al Jazeera. Her second documentary feature “Solving My Mother” on mother/son relationship that appears to be continuing the theme receive IDFA Special Jury Award for First Appearance in 2017. Her third documentary “My Mother the State” is planned to be the last documentary in this trilogy about family issues.

Film Details

  • Year:
    2022
  • Genres:
  • Runtime:
    77.00 minutes
  • Languages:
    Latvian, Russian, English
  • Countries:
    Latvia, Iceland
  • Premiere:
    Nordic Premiere
  • Edition:
    RIFF 2022
  • Director:
    Ieva Ozolina
  • Screenwriter:
    Ieva Ozolina
  • Producer:
    Madara Melberga, Larus Jonsson
  • Cast:

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