I’m Glad My Mother Is Alive (France, 2009)

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  • I’m Glad My Mother Is Alive (France, 2009)
  • World Movies admin
  • April 4, 2016

Based on an extraordinary real-life incident, this film was heralded as one of the best at Venice Film Festival 2009.

Thomas was four-years-old when he was given up by his teenage mother and adopted into a new family. Years later he discovers he is adopted and is determined to find his mother.

Unbeknownst to his adoptive parents he tracks her down – first as an angry adolescent who can’t even speak to her, and then again as a young man when their relationship intensifies to a shocking conclusion.

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