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Daughter of Mine (2018)

Figlia mia (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 1 February 2019 (USA)
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A daughter torn between two mothers, one who raised her with love and her biological mother, who instinctively claims her back.

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Laura Bispuri

Writers:

Francesca Manieri (screenplay), Laura Bispuri (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
2 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Valeria Golino ... Tina
Alba Rohrwacher ... Angelica
Sara Casu Sara Casu ... Vittoria
Udo Kier ... Bruno
Michele Carboni Michele Carboni ... Umberto
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michela Atzeni Michela Atzeni ... Michela
Emanuela Bilancetta Emanuela Bilancetta ... Bruna
Giuseppe Boy Giuseppe Boy ... Savino
Massimiliano Caprara Massimiliano Caprara ... Giacomino
Lia Careddu Lia Careddu ... Antonia
Francesco Falchetto Francesco Falchetto ... Nicola
Maria Loi Maria Loi ... Laura
Fiorenzo Mattu Fiorenzo Mattu ... Elifisio
Felice Montervino Felice Montervino ... Franco
Carla Orrù Carla Orrù ... Cosima
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A daughter torn between two mothers, one who raised her with love and her biological mother, who instinctively claims her back.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Italy | Germany | Switzerland

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

1 February 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Daughter of Mine See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,447, 3 February 2019

Gross USA:

$10,628

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$379,010
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (as Dolby 5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Original literary source: loosely based on "The Mistress's Daughter - A Memoir", book by A.M.Homes, Penguin Publishing Group, New York, 25-3-2008, ISBN: 9780143113317. See more »

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Powerhouse acting!
21 February 2018 | by Alexander_BlanchettSee all my reviews

A very emotional and strong mother-daughter drama. One of the best acted films I have seen on the Berlinale so far. Its a moving story of a woman who returns into the life of her former friend and slowly trying to claim back the love of her estranged daughter, who is risen by her friend. The italian film is simply shot but with a great touch for emotionality. Valeria Golino has a great comeback role. Such great emotional strength as the woman who fights for her adopted daughter but still tries not to risk the friendship of the woman who is causing the trouble. Alba Roherwachter plays that woman and delivers a raw and very honest performance. Its hard to dislike her, even with all the mistakes she is doing. The true star however is Sara Casu who blew me away with such a wonderful performance. She really is able to embody every emotion. She is real and you really feel sorry for her every time she is on screen. It feels like she is a part of YOUR family that you have the desire to protect her from all of that. Great direction bx Laura Bisquri. The film is surrounded by a fantastic soundtrack. The screenplay is wonderfully written, without any pathos or melodramatic elements. A truly great family drama and a showcase of great performances.


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