• 2012
  • France
  • 1h 40min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Ursula Meier
  • Written by: Antoine Jaccoud
  • Cast: Kacey Mottet Klein, Léa Seydoux, Martin Compston
  • Language: French

Drama about a boy supporting his sister by stealing from well-heeled guests in an upmarket Swiss ski resort.

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Apocalypse Archives: Ursula Meier, director of Sister

18 Oct 2012

The French-Swiss director chooses the films she’d save in an impending apocalypse

1 Fanny and Alexander (Ingmar Bergman, 1982) ‘This has to be saved as everything is in this one film: children, family, ghosts, love, war, history. This would be enough for me in the apocalypse - I wouldn’t even need food.’ 2 L’Argent (Robert Bresson…


9 Oct 20125 stars

Utterly absorbing drama about fractured family relationships

Swiss-French filmmaker Ursula Meier follows her feature debut, the tragic-comic domestic drama Home, with another leftfield story about a family in dysfunction. In this case, it’s a family of two comprising a 12-year-old boy named Simon (Kacey Mottet…

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