They Became Our Mothers

'If it could happen to my mother, it could happen to me.' Two daughters share the touching story of how their mothers - Juci & Marta - survived the Holocaust and built a new life afterwards, in Sweden. A film about mother and daughter and about inheriting memories and becoming a part of destiny.

  • Roland Persson
  • Susanne Levin
  • Andreas Gejke
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    De blev våra mödrar
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Television
  • Runtime:
    52 minutes 10 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 15, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    140,000 USD
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  • Country of Filming:
    Denmark, Poland, Sweden
  • Language:
    Hungarian, Swedish
  • Shooting Format:
    DSLR 1920x1080 25fps
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Director Biography - Roland Persson

Born 1957 in Härjedalen, Sweden. Roland has toured Sweden and Norway with multiple bands and performed music at a lot of different venues, such as Royal Stockholm Concert Hall. In 2011 he started Skaparkraft Film & Musikproduktion, where he is in charge of the documentary film project ”A memory for life – your story as a film”. Roland is also a composer.

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