Directed by Ieva Ozolina

My Mother the State

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Una was the first person who used the change in Latvian Law to find her sister, lost in the process of adoption. Breaking through bureaucratic jungle she suddenly discovers that she has not only one but four sisters, all adopted and scattered around the world. The search for them becomes her mission that takes her to Europe, Russia and US.
She translates her call in 32 languages and posts it across the world. The almost impossible task is helped by media, friends, courage and  persistence.

Director and screenwriter : Ieva Ozoliņa
Producer: Madara Melberga
Coproducer:  Larus Jonsson
Production manager: Laura Olina, Halldór Hilmisson
Cinematographer: Marcis Slavinskis
Editor: Jurgis Locmelis
Music : Mikael Lind
Studio FA Filma (Latvia) and Republik(Iceland)



FA Filma is a Latvian film production company, producing feature films and documentaries with artistic merit, lately focusing on co-productions. Our films have won numerous festival awards and were distributed internationally.
We also provide full spectrum of production service for films, commercials and music videos   in Latvia and the neighboring countries. During your production in Latvia  FA Filma will secure you effective solutions and internationally experienced English-speaking crews, professional camera, light and grip equipment and sound stages. Creatively we can offer script consulting and editing.

Madara Melberga – producer

Laura Olina - production manager/ office manager

Juris Poškus –director