By Kristian Smeds, translated by Hikka Pekkanen and Diane Tullberg.
The 1998 winner of the Prix Europa is a raw and witty insight into poverty, pleasure and the power of spiritual love and sectarian belief.
The son of a family is mute and already an old man in childhood.
The mother is a single parent who raises her children with the force of her hatred.
The daughter leaves home early, makes an unhappy marriage and eventually returns home to attempt a reconciliation.
Music by James Mackie.
Director Kate Rowland
The mother is a single parent who raises her children with the force of her hatred and pride in it.
The daughter leaves home early, becomes unhappily married and eventually returns home to attempt reconciliation.