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My Little Sister
The official Swiss entry for this year’s Oscar focuses on a once brilliant playwright who no longer writes, but is lured back to the theater when her twin brother, a famous stage actor, is diagnosed with leukemia.
Switzerland | 2020 | Stéphanie Chuat, Véronique Reymond
The official Swiss submission for this year’s Oscar for Best Int’l Feature Film focuses on a once brilliant playwright who no longer writes (Nina Hoss). But she is lured back to the theater when her twin brother, a famous stage actor (Lars Eidinger), is diagnosed with leukemia. With Marthe Keller. Has a 100% critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes. “Superb performances…[A] moving, unfussy Swiss drama.” –Variety. Cleveland premiere.View more
My Little Sister, a Cinematheque streaming exclusive, can be viewed online from 1/15 thru at least 2/18 via the link below. Doing so supports the Cinematheque. Screening fee is $12, and you have 72 hours to watch it. My Little Sister is one of four official submissions for the 2021 Academy Award for Best Int’l Feature Film that we will open throughout January courtesy of distributor Film Movement. (The other three are Latvia’s Blizzard of Souls on 1/8, Sudan’s You Will Die at 20 on 1/22, and Japan’s True Mothers on 1/29.) A pass to watch all four costs $30.