Sister (2012)

Unrated   |    |  Crime, Drama


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A drama set at a Swiss ski resort and centered on a boy who supports his sister by stealing from wealthy guests.


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  • Gillian Anderson at an event for Sister (2012)
  • Yann Trégouët and Kacey Mottet Klein in Sister (2012)
  • Léa Seydoux and Kacey Mottet Klein in Sister (2012)
  • Ursula Meier in Sister (2012)
  • Kacey Mottet Klein in Sister (2012)
  • Kacey Mottet Klein in Sister (2012)

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21 June 2014 | The_late_Buddy_Ryan
9
| A new "High and Low" for the age of inequality
Glad to see so many positive reviews of this one. It's a fascinating, powerful film about two young people—a potty-mouthed artful dodger and a soft-faced older girl he calls "frangine" ("sis")—trying to live by their wits at a Swiss ski resort. Léa Seydoux's sulky beauty makes her perfect for the role of Louise; Kacey Mottet Klein, then barely into his teens, gives an amazing performance as Simon. Didn't recognize Gillian Anderson as the Englishwoman who takes a motherly interest. The slangy (not to say skanky) dialogue may be useful to students of advanced conversational French. Ursula Meier's first feature, "Home," is a total headtrip, longer on concept than plot and reminiscent of 50s absurdist satires of modern life by Ionesco and Jacques Tati; this one has real visceral impact. Both "Sister" and "Home" are available on streaming Netflix.

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Release Date:

18 April 2012

Language

French, English


Country of Origin

France, Switzerland

Filming Locations

Verbier, Kanton Wallis, Switzerland

Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,401 7 October 2012

Gross USA:

$154,659

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,218,174

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