Everlasting Moments Poster

Release Date: March 6th, 2009

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 11 min

Plot Summary
In Sweden in the early 1900s, "Everlasting Moments" chronicles the life of Maria Lawson (Maria Heiskanen), an immigrant from Finland who uses a camera she wins in a lottery to document her life. Maria works with her camera to support her children while tolerating frequent abuse from Sigfrid (Mikael Persbrandt), her womanizing and alcoholic husband. Maria's daughter Maja, who vividly presents her mother's strength and dignity in the face of considerable hardship, narrates the film.

Cast: Maria Heiskanen, Mikael Persbrandt, Jesper Christensen, Emil Jensen, Ghita Nørby, Amanda Ooms, Antti Reini, Birte Heribertsson

Director: Jan Troell

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Final Cut Productions

Distributors: IFC Films

Keywords: Husband, Growing up, Inspiring, Transformation, Daughter, Wife

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Nominated Best Foreign Language Film