STARRING – Nina Hoss (PHOENIX, THE AUDITION), Lars Eidinger (EVERYONE ELSE)
*AFI FEST 2020 – OFFICIAL SELECTION**2020 BERLIN FILM FESTIVAL – OFFICIAL COMPETITION SELECTION**Switzerland’s Official Oscar Entry for Best International Feature Film*
Filmmakers Stéphanie Chuat and Véronique Reymond’s heartwrenching and heartwarming debut future MY LITTLE SISTER stars thespian heavyweights Nina Hoss and Lars Eidinger in shining performances as twin siblings. One, Sven (Eidinger), wrestles physically and spiritually with an aggressive cancer diagnosis, while the other, Lisa (Hoss), struggles to revamp her once illustrious writing career as her life’s responsibilities pull her further and further away. The film premiered as a competition selection for the Golden Bear at the 70th Berlin International Film Festival and has now been selected as the Switzerland’s Official Oscar entry for Best International Feature Film. MY LITTLE SISTER will screen at AFI FEST 2020 and Film Movement will open the film in theatres in early 2021.
SYNOPSIS – Brilliant playwright Lisa no longer writes. She lives in Switzerland with her family but her heart has stayed in Berlin, beating to the rhythm of her twin brother’s heart. The ties between the twins have grown stronger since Sven was diagnosed with an aggressive type of leukemia. He’s a famous theater actor and Lisa refuses to accept his fate, moving heaven and earth to get him back on stage. She gives her all for her soul mate, neglecting everything else, even risking her marriage. Her relationship with her husband starts to fall apart, but Lisa only has eyes for her brother, her mirror, who connects her back with her aspirations and rekindles her desire to create, to feel alive…