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Mother and Son

  • Release Date: Feb 06, 1998
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 15 min.
  • Genres: Drama
  • Director:Alexander Sokurov


With a visually stunning, quiet intensity, director Alexander Sokurov awakens the senses to the world of nature, human relationships, and death in this film about the poignant last hours of a dying mother and the son who cares for her. The film begins before the first scene and ends after the last, with the sound of wind in the trees and the songs of birds. Special filters and lenses were used to work with reflecting planes, to manipulate...more