My Little Sister

My Little Sister

My Little Sister

In this German drama, Berlin playwright Lisa (Nina Hoss, Barbara) follows her husband Martin to Switzerland, where he manages a private school. However, when her twin brother Sven’s (Lars Eidinger, Persian Lessons)  leukaemia worsens, she decides she must return home to help, risking her marriage in the process. Also stars Jens Albinus (Nymphomaniac: Volume I).

202196 minsGermany, Switzerland
DramaWorld Cinema

My Little Sister / Reviews

Variety

Variety

Beautifully matched performances (from Hoss and Eidinger) lend this quiet Swiss production a necessary bit of flint...

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

The pleasure of watching five fine actors feed on each other's crackling dramatic energy drives this sensitive if not exactly groundbreaking Swiss cancer drama.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

A sterling cast makes up for screenplay weaknesses.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post

Written and directed... with superb control and insight...

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The New York Times

The New York Times

(My Little Sister) faces terminal illness with a refreshing emotional candour.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Chuat and Reymond elevate a premise that could have, in other hands, veered into the realm of the uninspired.

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Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

Every moment strengthens the essence of the drama - the bond of love between two people who came out of their mother’s womb within seconds of one another.

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NPR

NPR

It's emotionally powerful and not fussy...

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The Times

The Times

A commanding central turn from... Nina Hoss sustains this naturalistic cancer drama despite some overfamiliar themes.

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