My Little Sister

Fall Foreign Film Series ~ My Little Sister

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:45pm
  • Library Hall
Switzerland's official 2021 submission to the Academy Awards, a drama from Switzerland by directors Stéphanie Chuat and Véronique Reymond

Masks are required to attend this live event in Library Hall.

Lisa, once a brilliant playwright, no longer writes. She lives with her family in Switzerland, but her heart remains in Berlin, beating in time with that of her twin brother Sven, the famous theatre actor. Since Sven has been suffering from an aggressive type of leukaemia, the relationship between them has become even closer. Lisa does not want to accept this blow of fate, she does everything in her power to bring Sven back on stage. For her soulmate she neglects everything else and even risks losing her husband. Her marriage goes awry, but Lisa only has eyes for her brother, who reflects her deepest longings and awakens in her the desire to be creative, to feel alive again.

Screens in German, French and English with English subtitles.


"Chuat and Reymond take their time unspooling a graceful drama that twists the tear-soaked conventions of the cancer drama into something raw and satisfying."