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Original title Äideistä parhain
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Form Live-action
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Original work
Production country
Production company
Awards
Classification Allowed from age 7
Dialogue
Swedish release 2005-11-04

Cast

Topi Majaniemi
Eero Lahti

Marjaana Maijala
Kirsti Lahti, Eeros mamma

Maria Lundqvist
Signe Jönsson, Eeros svenska mor

Michael Nyqvist
Hjalmar Jönsson, Eeros svenska far

Esko Salminen
Eero som vuxen

Aino-Maija Tikkanen
Kirsti som gammal

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Original title
Co-production title
Swedish release title
International title

Crew

Director
Screenplay
Producer
Production Manager
Director of Photography
Music
Production Designer
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Sound Design
First Assistant Director
Second Assistant Director
Script Supervisor
Special Effects
Author
Co-Producer
Production Coordinator
Location Manager
Production Assistant
Runner
Casting
Production Accountant
Film Commissioner
First Assistant Cameraman
Second Assistant Cameraman
Still Photographer
Second Unit Director of Photography
Underwater Photography
Gaffer
Best Boy
Key Grip
Video Operator
Special Effects Technician
Special Effects Assistant
Assistant Production Designer
Carpenter
Painter
Propman
Assistant Property Master
Costume Designer
Dressmaker
Tailor
Make-up / Hair
Hair Stylist
Wigs
Transportation Captain
Construction Coordinator
Assistant Costume Designer
Make-up Assistant
Caterer
Boom Operator
Sound Assistant
Trainee
Other Crew
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Cast

Topi Majaniemi Eero Lahti
Marjaana Maijala Kirsti Lahti, Eeros mamma
Maria Lundqvist Signe Jönsson, Eeros svenska mor
Michael Nyqvist Hjalmar Jönsson, Eeros svenska far
Esko Salminen Eero som vuxen
Aino-Maija Tikkanen Kirsti som gammal
Kari-Pekka Toivonen Lauri, Eeros far
Brasse Brännström Eeros svenske farfar
Penny Loftéen Siv, grannflickan, Signes brorsdotter
Ia Langhammer Anna, granne
Leif Andrée Gunnar, granne
Marie Göranzon fru Grevnäs
Åsa Persson lärarinnan
Gustav Wiklund prästen
Patrick Henriksen Tuomas, Kirstis hemhjälp
Marina Motaleff lotta på båten
Timo Tuominen tysk officer
Jukka Puotila Carl-Erik Creutz, radioröst
Kalle Hilden pojke i skogen
Aukusti Heikkilä pojke i skogen
Roope Vuorimaa pojke i skogen
Angela Alander grannfru
Erja Ilmasti grannfru
Eija Mikkonen-Budsko socialarbetare
Sirpa Ahola lotta i hamnen
Annu Uomala lotta i hamnen
Markus Lindberg pojke i hamnen
Jade Viljamaa lillasystern
Lydia Viljamaa storasystern
Katri Viljamaa flickornas mor
Päivi Järvinen svensk lotta
Milja Kolmonen kvinna på stationen
Mikko Erä-Esko man på stationen
Lasse Larsson busschauffören
Göran Brante den svenska brevbäraren
Simon Åhlander skolpojke
Lennart Areskoug fru Grevnäs chaufför
Roger Jönsson svensk militär
Örjan Pedersen svensk militär
Bass Nilsson fotograf
Viljo Timonen den finske brevbäraren
H.P. Virkki stunt

Companies

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 142457
Date 2005-10-19
Classification Allowed from age 7
Original length 2974 meters
Notes Speltid: 109 minuter. Aktlängder: 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0.


Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 2.35:1
Sound system Dolby Digital
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24
Length in metres 3015 meter
Length in minutes 110 min


Original work

Original title Äideistä parhain (Novel)
Author Heikki Hietamies


Production location

Helsingfors Finland 2004-11-11 2004-11-26
Ystad Sweden 2004-09-19 2004-10-31

Release dates

Release in Sweden 2005-11-04 Rio Eskilstuna Sweden 109 min
2005-11-04 Royal 3 Gävle Sweden 109 min
2005-11-04 Biopalatset 2 Göteborg Sweden 109 min
2005-11-04 Filmstaden Heron City Huddinge Sweden 109 min
2005-11-04 Royal 4 Jönköping Sweden 109 min
2005-11-04 Skandia 1 Karlskrona Sweden 109 min
2005-11-04 Royal Karlstad Sweden 109 min
2005-11-04 Kosmorama Kristianstad Sweden 109 min
2005-11-04 Royal 2 Linköping Sweden 109 min
2005-11-04 Royal 3 Luleå Sweden 109 min
2005-11-04 Medan Bio Norsjö Sweden 109 min
2005-11-04 Bio Borgen Osby Sweden 109 min
2005-11-04 Grand Simrishamn Sweden 109 min
2005-11-04 Filmstaden Kista Stockholm Sweden 109 min
2005-11-04 Grand 1 Stockholm Sweden 109 min
2005-11-04 Victoria 1 Stockholm Sweden 109 min
2005-11-04 Filmstaden Sundsvall Sweden 109 min
2005-11-04 Roxy Södertälje Sweden 109 min
2005-11-04 Royal 3 Umeå Sweden 109 min
2005-11-04 Royal 5 Uppsala Sweden 109 min
2005-11-04 Cinema 3 Ystad Sweden 109 min
2005-11-04 Folkbiografen Åseda Sweden 109 min
First showing 2005-09-30 Tennispalatsi 1 Helsingfors Finland 110 min
Festival showing 2005-09-14 Toronto, Ontario Canada (Toronto Film Festival)
TV showing 2008-02-23 SVT2 Sweden
DVD release 2006-05-10 Sweden
First showing 2005-09-30 Kinopalatsi 1 Helsingfors Finland 110 min
2005-09-30 Bio Rex Helsingfors Finland 110 min

Soundtrack listing

Original title Kaunis satu vain
Composer Georg Malmstén (1942)
Lyrics Georg Malmstén (1942)
Singer Georg Malmstén


Original title Turkkarilla
Singer Jade Viljamaa


Original title En månskenspromenad
Composer Thore Ehrling (1943)
Lyrics Nils Hellström (1943)
Orchestra Thore Ehrlings orkester
Singer Sonia Sjöbeck


Original title Maamme/Oi maamme, Suomi, synnyinmaa
Composer Fredrik Pacius (1848)
Lyrics Johan Ludvig Runeberg (svensk text 1846)
Paavo Cajander (finsk text 1848)
Singer kör


Original title Always in My Heart
Composer Ernesto Lecuona (1942)
Lyrics Kim Gannon (engelsk text 1942)
Ernesto Lecuona (spansk text 1942)


Original title Jag kan icke räkna dem alla
Composer Albert Lindström (1889)
Lyrics Lina Sandell (1880)
Singer kör


Original title Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht!
Composer Franz Gruber (1818)
Lyrics Joseph Mohr (1818)
Oscar Mannström (svensk text 1915)
Musical Arrangement Mats Bergström


Original title Rose Room
Composer Art Hickman (1917)
Lyrics Harry Williams (1917)
Musical Arrangement Thore Ehrling (1940)
Orchestra Svenska Elitorkestern (1940)


Awards

The Guldbagge Award Göteborg 2006 Best Actress in a Leading Role Maria Lundqvist
Nominated for the Guldbagge Award Göteborg 2006 Best Actor in a Supporting Role Michael Nyqvist
Festival Award Lûbeck 2005 (publikpriset)
Lûbeck 2005 (Baltiska filmpriset)

Holdings Film

The information given here refers to film material in the Swedish Film Institute’s archive. Access to the archive’s stock is given on request, for research, other film archives and rights’ holders.

Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Duplicate positive
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2977


Element type SEPMAG
Gauge DTS-skiva


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Size Less than 850 x 400


Holdings Scripts

Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Den bästa av mödrar. Manus av Jimmy Karlsson och Kirsi Vikman baserat på Veikko Aaltonens manus. Efter Heikki Hietamies roman Äideistä parhain. Version 27 april 2004.
Extent 91 s.
Language Svenska


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Den bästa av mödrar. Dialogen 21.4.2005.
Extent 17 s. + 20 s. för- och eftertext samt musiklista.
Language Svenska


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Den bästa av mödrar. Manus av Jimmy Karlsson och Kirsi Vikman. Bearbetning Klaus Härö. Baserat på Veikko Aaltonens manus. Efter Heikki Hietamies roman Äideistä parhain. Inspelningsmanus 16 augusti 2004.
Extent 92 s.
Language Svenska


Holdings Stills

Behind the scenes prints 1
Album No


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