Mother and Son Poster

Release Date: 1997

DVD Release Date: December 19th, 2000

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 15 min

Plot Summary
In a small house in the countryside of Russia, a son (Alexei Ananischnov) cares for his sick, elderly mother (Gudrun Geyer) as they prepare for her death. As the mother struggles to breathe and her health gradually deteriorates, her son holds her, feeds her and does his best to comfort her. When the son finally brings the mother to her death bed, the two embark on a journey through a hallucinatory outdoor landscape where they spend their final moments together.

Cast: Alexei Ananischnov, Gudrun Geyer

Director: Aleksandr Sokurov

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Moving, Transformation, Family, House, Mother, Son, 1990s, Love, Death