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
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.
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