My Little Sister

    Genre
    Drama
  • Runtime
    99 mins
  • Release Date
    2020
  • Countries
    Switzerland
  • Languages
    English, French, German

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

Switzerland's Official Submission to the Academy Awards, MY LITTLE SISTER, from filmmakers Stéphanie Chuat and Véronique Reymond, was an Official Selection of the Berlin International Film Festival. The film follows Lisa, who has bid goodbye to her ambitions as a playwright and the Berlin arts scene and now lives in Switzerland with her husband, who runs an international school. When her twin brother falls ill, she returns to Berlin.
DIRECTED BY:
Stéphanie Chuat, Véronique Reymond
WRITTEN BY:
Stéphanie Chuat, Véronique Reymond
CAST INCLUDES:
Nina Hoss, Lars Eidinger, Marthe Keller

SYNOPSIS

Lisa, once a brilliant playwright, no longer writes. She lives with her family in Switzerland, but her heart remains in Berlin, beating in time with that of her twin brother Sven, the famous theatre actor. Since Sven has been suffering from an aggressive type of leukemia, the relationship between them has become even closer. Lisa does not want to accept this blow of fate, she does everything in her power to bring Sven back on stage. For her soulmate she neglects everything else and even risks losing her husband. Her marriage goes awry, but Lisa only has eyes for her brother, who reflects her deepest longings and awakens in her the desire to be creative, to feel alive again.

My Little Sister

    Genre
    Drama
  • Runtime
    99 mins
  • Release Date
    2020
  • Countries
    Switzerland
  • Languages
    English, French, German
DIRECTED BY
Stéphanie Chuat, Véronique Reymond
WRITTEN BY
Stéphanie Chuat, Véronique Reymond
CAST INCLUDES
Nina Hoss, Lars Eidinger, Marthe Keller
Switzerland's Official Submission to the Academy Awards, MY LITTLE SISTER, from filmmakers Stéphanie Chuat and Véronique Reymond, was an Official Selection of the Berlin International Film Festival. The film follows Lisa, who has bid goodbye to her ambitions as a playwright and the Berlin arts scene and now lives in Switzerland with her husband, who runs an international school. When her twin brother falls ill, she returns to Berlin.

Lisa, once a brilliant playwright, no longer writes. She lives with her family in Switzerland, but her heart remains in Berlin, beating in time with that of her twin brother Sven, the famous theatre actor. Since Sven has been suffering from an aggressive type of leukemia, the relationship between them has become even closer. Lisa does not want to accept this blow of fate, she does everything in her power to bring Sven back on stage. For her soulmate she neglects everything else and even risks losing her husband. Her marriage goes awry, but Lisa only has eyes for her brother, who reflects her deepest longings and awakens in her the desire to be creative, to feel alive again.