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The Story of a Mother (Historien om en moder)

Jørgen Vestergaard - Denmark
1977 — Fiction — English subtitles

A mother sat by her little child. She was so sad, so afraid he would die. Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale is a timeless story about human despair and final acceptance of God’s will. Set in a suburban concrete desert, this puppet adaptation has chosen a stark interpretation of the classic fairy tale.

The film is screened in the following programmes