Meine Schwestern

Deutschland 2011-2013 Spielfilm

Summary

My Sisters

How should you spend your time if your days are numbered? This is the question facing Linda, a young woman suffering from a congenital heart defect. Contrary to her doctors’ expectations she has managed to survive to celebrate her thirtieth birthday, but with an operation looming, Linda nonetheless feels a deep need to spend what might be her last weekend with her two sisters: Katharina who is older, and Clara who is younger than her. Linda must use their journey, which begins at their family’s weekend house and ends in Paris, to examine the ways in which her family has been fundamentally affected by her illness; she must also consider how much she can expect from herself and her sisters – faced as they are with the possibility of her death.

Lars Kraume’s moving portrait of sisterly love succeeds thanks to his almost matter-of-fact yet deeply emotional representation of his characters, and impressive performances from his female leads.

Source: 63. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (Catalogue)

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Shoot

    • 11.09.2011 - 28.10.2011: Berlin, St. Peter-Ording, Hamburg, Paris
Duration:
89 min
Format:
HD, 1:1,78
Video/Audio:
Farbe, Dolby
Censorship/Age rating:

FSK-Prüfung (DE): 10.02.2014, 142755, ab 12 Jahre/feiertagsfrei

Screening:

Uraufführung (DE): 10.02.2013, Berlin, IFF - Panorama;
Kinostart (DE): 06.02.2014

Titles

  • Originaltitel (DE) Meine Schwestern
  • Arbeitstitel (DE) Das Herz meiner Schwestern

Versions

Original

Duration:
89 min
Format:
HD, 1:1,78
Video/Audio:
Farbe, Dolby
Censorship/Age rating:

FSK-Prüfung (DE): 10.02.2014, 142755, ab 12 Jahre/feiertagsfrei

Screening:

Uraufführung (DE): 10.02.2013, Berlin, IFF - Panorama;
Kinostart (DE): 06.02.2014