My skinny sister

A feature film by Sanna Lenken

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.
World premiere 2015.

The Audience Award for Best Nordic Film – Gothenburg International Film Festival
Crystal Bear, Generation Kplus – Berlin International Film Festival
Honorable mention by the international jury – Lecce Festival of European Cinema
The International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) Award – Lecce Festival of European Cinema
The Audience Choice Award – Lecce Festival of European Cinema
Best screenplay – Festival International de cinéma “Ciné-Jeune de l’Aisne”
Saint Quentins city award – Prix de la ville – The European Film Association
Selected as one of three European films to compete for the EFA’s Young Audience Award 2015
Best Female actress (Rebecka Josephson) – The International Urban Film Festival, Iran
Third place Best Female Actress (Rebecka Josephson) – The Seattle International Film Festival
Main prize feature film for youth – Zlín Film Festival, International Film Festival for Children and Youth

Produced by Tangy, in cooperation with Story

Genre: Drama

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Production facts:

Director & Script Writer: Sanna Lenken
Producer: Annika Rogell
Featuring: Rebecka Josephson, Amy Deasismont, Annika Hallin, Henrik Norlén, Maxim Mehmet, Iga Lindbom
Casting: Catrin Wideryd
DOP: Moritz Schultheiß
Eletrician: Tobias Henriksson
Set Design: Ellen Oseng
Costume & Make Up: Mimmi Harms Oredsson
Sound: Gustaf Berger
Editor: Hanna Lejonqvist, SFK
Music: Per Störby Jutbring
Post Production Manager: Christian Vennefrohne
Sound Design: Kai Storck
Dialogue: Lars Wignell, Gustaf Berger
Sound Mix: Sascha Heiny
Grading: Ronney Afortu, BVK
Graphics: Jacob Frössén
Executive Producers: Mimmi Spång, Rebecka Lafrenz, Tobias Janson
Co-Producers: Ilona Schultz , Jessica Ask, Hanne Palmquist, Katharina Dufner, Olaf Grunert
Produced by Tangy in co-production with Fortune Cookie Film, Film i Väst, Sveriges Television, & ZDF - Das kleine fernshespiel in cooperation with Arte
In cooperation with Story
With support from Swedish Film Institute, Filmfond Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, Nordic Film & TV Fund, the MEDIA program of the European Union & Sandrews Stipend
Swedish Distributor: Scanbox Entertainment
International sales: Wide

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