Sister (L’enfant d’en haut)

He ain’t heavy… – ★★★★

A tale of a young boy stealing from the rich and privileged at a ski resort to support himself and his sister has much more to offer than the usual art house film. 

Kacey Mottet Klein plays Simon a modern day Oliver who will certainly pick a pocket or two to get along. Skis are the currency and Simon can make good money re-selling them second hand in town. He lives with his sister Louise (Léa Seydoux) in a dingy tower block below the Alps. Simon is the chief bread stealer with his sister drifting through life unable to find any stability. With both being independent they must try and learn how to cope within the confines of their relationship.

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Sun. Dance. [10 to look forward to from the 2012 Sundance Film Festival]

/ See what we did there? It's a stock image of girl DANCING in front of the SUN. Yeah? /

Every year around this time I take a cheeky look at flights to Salt Lake City, Utah.

One of these years I’m actually going to the Sundance Film Festival and try pack in ten days of snow, drinking and independent cinema. But sadly work, money and life commitments mean it won’t be in 2012.

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