Item Details

Je Suis Heureux Que Ma Mère Soit Vivante [videorecording]: I'm Glad My Mother Is Alive

Strand Releasing ; Metropolitan Films ; Jean-Louis Livi et Jacques Audiard présentent ; une coproduction F Comme Film ... [et al.] ; scénario original, Alain Le Henry ; produit par Jean-Louis Livi ; un film de Claude et Nathan Miller
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
Thomas is a troubled teenager who was given up for adoption as a toddler and is now obsessed with finding his birth mother. After searching for years, Thomas finally finds his mother single, with a young child, and living in a nearby suburb. Thomas starts a relationship with her which is part courtship and part obsessive and eventually drives him to an act of madness.
Director
Claude Miller; Nathan Miller
Performers
Vincent Rottiers, Sophie Cattani, Christine Citti, Yves Verhoeven, Maxime Renard, Gabin Lefebvre.
Release Date
2009
Run Time
90 min.
Language
In French with subtitles in English
Rating
MPAA rating: Not rated ; "This film contains mature subject matter" -- Container
Notes
  • Based on a true story recounted in an article by Emmanuel Carrère.
  • DVD release of the 2009 motion picture.
  • Bonus features: Original theatrical trailer ; other Strand Releasing trailers.
Variant Title
I am glad my mother is alive
Credits
Director of photography, Aurélien Devaux ; editor, Morgane Spacagna ; music, Vincent Segal.
Published
[Culver City, Calif.] : Strand Releasing, [2011]
Publisher no.
3025-2 Strand Releasing
Description
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby digital 2.0.
Technical Details
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