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My Little Sister (2020)

Schwesterlein (original title)
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Lisa 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.
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Credited cast:
Nina Hoss ... Lisa
Lars Eidinger ... Sven
Marthe Keller ... Kathy
Jens Albinus ... Martin
Thomas Ostermeier Thomas Ostermeier ... David
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Isabelle Caillat Isabelle Caillat ... Assistant general manager
Paulo dos Santos ... Doctor
Moritz Gottwald Moritz Gottwald ... Lukas
Jenna Hasse ... Shopkeeper
Urs Jucker ... Actor
Linne-Lu Lungershausen Linne-Lu Lungershausen ... Linne-Lu
Noah Tscharland Noah Tscharland ... Noah
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Lisa has given up her ambitions as a playwright in Berlin and moved to Switzerland with her children and husband, who runs an international school there. When her twin brother Sven, a star actor at Berlin's Schaubühne theatre, falls ill with leukaemia, Lisa returns to the German capital.

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Official submission of Switzerland for the 'Best International Feature Film' category of the 93rd Academy Awards in 2021. See more »

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Sven: Switzerland doesn't stop you from writing. June 3rd does.
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Swiss entry for the 2021 Oscars
25 October 2020 | by roger-99-171599See all my reviews

Tender, emotionally effective and masterly performed by two of the greatest contemporary European actors, it's a remarkable story of solidarity, artistic passion and family virtues.


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Switzerland

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German | French | English

Release Date:

29 October 2020 (Germany) See more »

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My Little Sister See more »

Filming Locations:

Gryon, Canton Vaud, Switzerland See more »

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