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Mother (1925)
"Visages d'enfants" (original title)

 |  Drama, Mystery, Romance  |  1925 (Germany)
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A man whose wife has died remarries, and his new wife has a daughter of her own from a previous marriage. The man's young son, however, who loved his mother deeply and misses her terribly, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jean Forest ...
Victor Vina ...
Pierre Amsler, der Vater
Pierrette Houyez ...
Pierrette Amsler, die Tochter
Jeanne Marie-Laurent ...
La domestique
Rachel Devirys ...
Jeanne Dutois, zweite Frau Amslers
Henri Duval ...
Le Canonier
Arlette Peyran ...
Arlette Dutois, die Stieftochter
Suzy Vernon ...
La mère de Jean
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Charles Barrois
F. Greffin
P. Lecoq
Arturo Porchet ...
Le prêtre (as Arthur Porchet)
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A man whose wife has died remarries, and his new wife has a daughter of her own from a previous marriage. The man's young son, however, who loved his mother deeply and misses her terribly, resents his father's new wife, not wanting her to take the place of his beloved mother, and makes life miserable for his new stepsister.. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Drama | Mystery | Romance

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(Nederlands Filmmuseum) | (2004 restored)

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The film was an artistic success but a terrible commercial failure, causing the bankruptcy of Mundus Film. As for de Zoubaloff, he moved into the radio set selling while Porchet became the technical manager of the Swiss Film Office. See more »

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Very powerful, feels like a new film
20 June 2004 | by (Berlin, Germany) – See all my reviews

Just saw the film with live music in Helsinki. It's amazing how he was able to make such a film over 80 years ago (it was shot 1922). And, unlike many other soundless films, it was not at all over-acted. Plus the children were unbelievable! They make films today with a thousand cameras and months for editing it and this one is more powerful than many those of our time. Wow.

I just wonder how long time did they have for shooting the film.

What can I say, whosoever has the chance to see it, highly recommended!


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