Mama (2013 film)
Mama is a 2013 Spanish-Canadian supernatural horror-fantasy film based on the 2008 Argentina short film Mamá. The film deals with the story of two young girls abandoned in a forest cabin, fostered by an unknown entity that they fondly call "Mama", which eventually follows them to their new suburban home after their uncle retrieves them.
- Directed by Andrés Muschietti. Screenplay by Neil Cross, Andrés Muschietti, and Bárbara Muschietti. Story by Andrés Muschietti and Bárbara Muschietti, and based on Mamá by Andrés Muschietti.
- You know, moms and dads, they try real hard, but sometimes they mess things up. You know Daddy loves you, right?
Dr. Gerald Dreyfuss
- I'm not a religious person, but I do believe there's a place for human remains, and it's not on a shelf in a government building.
- November 3. The seventh session was more than revealing. I think I have found a door, a passage, that connects Helvetia and the Desange's house. There is no rational explanation that supports this theory, but it is only the ability to embrace a different reality that makes science expand beyond the limits of what we know. However, extraordinary claims require extraordinary proof. I now feel closer than ever to the real subject of my research. I will come back from Clifton Forge with an answer.
- Lucas: So, how's it been, life as a single mom?
- Annabel: It's great!
- Lucas: Yeah?
- Annabel: [whispering] It's terrible; they hate me.
- Lucas: [whispering] They don't hate you.
- Annabel: They hate me.
- Lucas: They don't hate you.
- Annabel: So easy for you to say. You're like the cool uncle.
- Lucas: I am the cool uncle. What? What is it, Annie?
- Annabel: Just get well soon so you can come home and clean up their mess, please.
- Lucas: You sure that's it?
- Annabel: Yeah.
- Jessica Chastain as Annabel
- Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Lucas Desange / Jeffrey Desange
- Megan Charpentier as Victoria Desange
- Morgan McGarry as Young Victoria
- Isabelle Nélisse as Lilly
- Maya and Sierra Dawe as Young Lilly
- Daniel Kash as Dr. Gerald Dreyfuss
- Javier Botet as Mama
- Laura Guiteras as Mama (Voice)
- Melina Matthews as Mama (Voice)
- Hannah Cheesman as Beautiful Mama / Edith Brennan
- Jane Moffat as Jean Podolski / Mama (Voice)
- David Fox as Burnsie
- Julia Chantrey as Nina
- Elva Mai Hoover as Secretary
- Dominic Cuzzocrea as Ron
- Diane Gordon as Louise
- Official website
- Mama quotes at the Internet Movie Database
- Mama at Mojo
- Mama at Rotten Tomatoes
- Mama at Metacritic
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