Strand Releasing | Release Date: September 2, 2011
Summary: Based on a true story, I'm Glad My Mother is Alive explores childhood trauma and its dire consequences on adult life. Given up for adoption as a toddler, troubled teenager Thomas becomes obsessed with tracking down his birth mother. After years of searching Thomas finds her single, with a small child, living in a nearby suburb and introduces himself. Traumatized by years of emptiness and longing for his mother, he starts an ambiguous relationship with her (part courtship, part obsession) which slowly drives him to an act of madness. (Strand Releasing)
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Runtime: 90 min
Rating: Not Rated
Production: Canal+
Genres: Drama
Country: France
Language: French
Director Credit
Claude Miller Director
Nathan Miller Director
Writer Credit
Alain Le Henry Writer
Claude Miller Writer
Emmanuel Carrère Writer
Nathan Miller Writer
Cast Credit
Alberto Actis Le Ferrailleur
Chantal Banlier Chantal Duronnet, La Voisine
Christine Citti Annie Jouvet
Dominique Hulin Le Taulier De L'Hôtel Lux
Gabin Lefebvre Tommy (4 Ans)
Ludo Harley Patrick/François (9 Ans)
Maxime Renard Thomas (12 Ans)
Olivier Guéritée Patrick/François (17 Ans)
Quentin Gonzalez Frédéric
Sabrina Ouazani La Caissière Du Cinéma
Samir Guesmi L'employeur
Sophie Cattani Julie Martino
Thomas Momplot Mathieu
Vincent Rottiers Thomas Jouvet (20 Ans)
Yves Verhoeven Yves Jouvet
Producer Credit
Alain Vannier Co-Producer
Jacques Audiard Co-Producer
Jean-Louis Livi Producer