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Kino Lorber Press Release: Sister


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#1 of 2 OFFLINE   Ronald Epstein

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Posted December 06 2013 - 07:38 AM

Adopt Films
Kino Lorber
Adopt Films Releases Sister
Silver Bear Winner at the 2012 Berlin Film Festival and starring Léa Seydoux (Palme d'Or winner for Blue is the Warmest Color)

Available on DVD on December 31st


"One of the Year's Best Films."
- Aaron Hillis, Village Voice

"Devastating in parts, beautiful on whole." 
- Mary Pols, Time Magazine 
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 6, 2013 - Adopt Films is proud to announce the DVD release of Sister, a film by Ursula Meier and starring Léa Seydoux (winner of the Palme d'Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival for Blue is the Warmest Color), Kacey Mottet Klein, Martin Compston and Gillian Anderson (The X-Files). The film, which was a Silver Bear Winner at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival in 2012, tells the story of Simon, a young boy forced to provide for his older sister through petty theft, and who finds himself slipping into more and more dangerous activities in order to make ends meet.

The DVD will become available on December 31st with a SRP of $29.95.

Simon (Kacey Mottet Klein) lives with his older sister (Léa Seydoux, Blue Is the Warmest Color) in a housing complex below a luxury Swiss ski resort. With his sister drifting in and out of jobs and relationships, twelve-year-old Simon takes on the responsibility of providing for the two of them. Every day, he takes the lift up to the opulent ski world above, stealing equipment from rich tourists to resell to the local kids down in the valley. He is able to keep their little family afloat with his small-time hustles and his sister is thankful for the money he brings in. 

But, when Simon partners with a crooked British seasonal worker, he begins to lose his boundaries, affecting his relationship with his sister and plummeting him into dangerous territory.

For more information on Sister, or to request a press screener for review, please contact Matt Barry at (212) 629-6880 or mbarry@kinolorber.com.

Director: Ursula Meier
Starring Léa Seydoux, Kacey Mottet Klein, Martin Compston and Gillian Anderson
Street Date: December 31, 2013
DVD SRP: $29.95
Technical Specs:
Run Time: 97 min. * French w/English subtitles * Color * 2012
* Dolby Digital Stereo * Aspect: 16:9
UPC: 748252865908


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#2 of 2 OFFLINE   schan1269


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Posted December 06 2013 - 08:50 AM

If you are into this, don't miss Home. Meier's first movie...which also includes Kacey. Huppert stars.


Home, uh...hits home for numerous people up here in NW Indiana...Illiana tollway is a hot and bothered topic.

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