This finely acted, delicate and provocative new film by one of France’s most impressive filmmakers—working here with his son, Nathan—depicts the troubled life of an adopted boy who, as a taciturn adult, visits his birth mother and strikes up a relationship fraught with tension and emotion.

  1. Nathan Miller

    Director, Writer

  2. Claude Miller

    Director, Writer

  3. Alain Le Henry


  4. Emmanuel Carrère


Top Billed Cast

  1. Sophie Cattani

    Sophie Cattani

    Julie Martino

  2. Christine Citti

    Christine Citti

    Annie Jouvet

  3. Yves Verhoeven

    Yves Verhoeven

    Yves Jouvet

  4. Maxime Renard

    Thomas (12 years)

  5. Olivier Guéritée

    Olivier Guéritée

    Patrick / François (17 years)

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I’m Glad My Mother Is Alive
I’m Glad My Mother Is Alive


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Original Title Je suis heureux que ma mère soit vivante

Status Released

Release Information

  • September 2, 2011


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 30m

Budget -

Revenue -

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