The life of a Norwegian immigrant family in 1910 San Francisco centers around Mama and her detailed, pennywise household budget. We follow the Hansens' small joys, sorrows, and aspirations, with the boisterous antics of Uncle Chris as counterpoint. Written by
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Irene Dunne worked with dialect coach Judith Sater for two months to perfect her Norwegian accent. Dunne became so immersed in getting her character's voice down that she used the accent around her home with her family. See more »
When Dagmar comes home from the hospital and is holding Uncle Elizabeth and takes the blanket from his face he has no bandages on his face but when he jumps from her arms we see several. See more »
I finally sat down and watched this movie completely this morning and was completely astounded by the greatness of it.
I knew it was a good movie, but it was one of those movies I always thought was too good to be true, too sweet, too goody-goody.
Boy, was I wrong. It was a little bit of history, it was every family rolled into one movie.
I could identify with almost every scene in the movie and not because of the era but because of the feelings it provoked. There was so much warmth, so much hope and yet it wasn't the "perfect" family, it was just people living life on life's terms.
I'm so glad I finally took the time to watch "I Remember Mama"
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