ONCE MY MOTHER

Rating: PG
Length: 75 mins

Australian filmmaker Sophia Turkiewicz investigates why her Polish mother abandoned her and uncovers the truth behind her mother’s wartime escape from a Siberian gulag, leaving Sophia to confront her own capacity for forgiveness.

“AN EPIC STORY OF SURVIVAL TOLD AGAINST A BACKDROP OF WAR. A FINE WORK. IT TOUCHES A PROFOUND TRUTH”
PETER WEIR.

“REMARKABLE…DON’T MISS IT”
CANBERRA TIMES.

“INSPIRING. SOPHIA’S MOTHER’S STORY IS AMAZING ALMOST BEYOND BELIEF. A RARE HUMAN STORY TOLD WITH COMPASSION AND INSIGHT”
BRUCE BERESFORD.

“ONE OF THE MOST POWERFUL AND MOVING FILMS I’VE EVER SEEN. AN EXQUISITELY POIGNANT JOURNEY OF RECONCILIATION”
BOB CONNOLLY.

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