MY SKINNY SISTER

 

directed by Sanna Lenken

 

 

 

 There are secrets you can’t keep from your sister.

 

 

Just as Stella enters the exciting world of adolescence she discovers that her big sister and role model Katja is hiding an eating disorder. The disease slowly tears the family apart. A story about jealousy, love and betrayal told with warmth, depth and laughter.

DRAMA DCP/HD - 2015 - Sweden, Germany - 95min

 

ORIGINAL TITLE Min lilla syster

CAST Rebecka Josephson, Amy Deasismont, Annika Hallin, Henrik Norlén, Maxim Mehmet

ORIGINAL LANGUAGE Swedish, English

PRODUCED BY  Tangy, Fortune Cookie Film

 

PRESSKIT

DIRECTOR

Graduated film directing with a master in screen writing at the Dramatiska institutet, the National film school of Sweden 2009. She’s made several of prize winning short films and has directed ”Double life” a youth series in two seasons for Swedish Television. Her latest short film ”Eating Lunch” premiered in competition at Gothenburg International Film Festival in January 2013 followed by International Premiere at Berlinale Generation 14 plus competition and Tribeca.

Festivals

CANNES ÉCRANS JUNIORS 2015
BERLINALE 2015, Generation section - Crystal Bear award for Best Film & Special Mention from the international juryBEST
Festival del Cinema Europeo, Lecce - SCREENPLAY AWARD, SPECIAL FIPRESCI AWARD, SPECIAL AUDIENCE AWARD
Goteborg Film Festival 2015 / Dragon Award for Best Nordic Film
Love and Anarchy film Festival 2015, Helsinki 
ZLÍN FILM FESTIVAL 2015, Czech Republic - MAIN PRIZE OF THE YOUTH JURY FOR THE BEST FEATURE FILM FOR YOUTH

URBAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2015, Iran - Best Actress Award to Rebecka Josephson

Sao Paulo International Film Festival 2015 - Nordic Focus Competition