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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Despite garnering the best reviews of any RKO film released in years, the movie failed to turn a profit due to its high production cost ($3.068 million). It spawned a long-running CBS TV series that ran from 1949-57. See more »
At the beginning of the film, Katrin writes with her left hand. Later on, she is right-handed. 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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