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Sister (2012)
"L'enfant d'en haut" (original title)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  18 April 2012 (France)
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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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Kristin Jansen
Jean-François Stévenin ...
Le chef-cuisinier
Yann Trégouët ...
Bruno
Gabin Lefebvre ...
Marcus
Magne-Håvard Brekke ...
Le skieur violent
Simon Guélat ...
L'homme de la Golf
Mike Winter ...
Le skieur aux Dynastar
Yannick Ruiz ...
Saisonnier
Vincent Fontannaz ...
Saisonnier
Alain Börek ...
Saisonnier (as Alain Borek)
Frédéric Mudry ...
Saisonnier (as Fred Mudry)
Ange Ruzé ...
Saisonnier
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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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Sister: tough living for beautiful people
23 December 2013 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

This movie is surely more than worth to be seen: I've been so impressed that I kept thinking for days about the characters and their fate and wishing them my best.

So, as you have probably understood the film is touching, let's say moving. Can't say if it is more the rare beauty of Louise or the remarkable talent of Simon for getting by that will affect you the most but be sure that you'll feel involved in the story as if you'd be part of it.

Needless to say that the acting is perfect, the scenes are catching and the dialogue most natural. I wonder whether is it a true story or not. I hope it is, otherwise I'd have to think that there is some kind of sadism in Ursula Meier's imagination.


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