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    Palm Springs Festival Review: Oscar Shortlisted 'Sister' Spins a Bleak, Poignant Fairytale Up and Down the Mountain

    Ursula Meier’s “Sister,” Switzerland’s shortlisted Oscar entry, centers on a young woman and boy struggling to live in a drab, unnamed Swiss valley town, while a glittering mountain resort presides above them. The original title of the film, “L’enfant d’en haut” (roughly translating to “The Child fr...

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    Heroines of Cinema: An A-Z of Women in Film in 2012

    Given the difficulty in characterising a single year in film, even through a specific prism such as gender, I have opted for the catalogue format of an A-Z review.

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    11 out of 71 Academy Foreign Language Film Submissions Are Directed by Women

    For the 85th Academy Awards, a record-breaking 71 countries have submitted films to compete in the Foreign Language Film category. However, according to our research, only 11 of those 71 films are directed by women. Last year, women directed 10 out of the 63 films submitted. Granted, we don’t ...

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    Watch: Trailer For Ursula Meier's Bleak Coming Of Age Tale 'Sister' Starring Léa Seydoux

    For a while now, up and coming French actress Léa Seydoux has been threatening to make her mark internationally, even taking on small parts in Hollywood films such as "Robin Hood," "Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol" and "Midnight In Paris." While those ...

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    Trailer Watch: Sister - Directed by Ursula Meier

    This film won the Silver Bear at the 2012 Berlin Film Festival. The film opens in the US on October 5. More info including an interview with Meier from the LAFF from Thompson on Hollywood.

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    L.A. Film Fest Review: 'Sister' Is A Beautifully Bleak Coming Of Age Story

    A young child is dressing in a bathroom stall. We can’t tell what he looks like, as he layers on shapeless winter clothing and a neoprene mask hides all discernible features save for a pair of bright, knowing eyes. He goes through the pre-ski ritual, bundling up before braving the windy, snowy lands...

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