30.09. - 09.10.2021

A Brother's Love Canada 2019 | 117 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2019

Monia Chokri

After graduating from the Conservatoire d’art dramatique in Montreal, MONIA CHOKRI (*1983) started out acting in theatre, before her international cinema breakthrough in Xavier Dolan‘s Heartbeats (2010). A Brother´s Love is her first film as director.

rated for 0 + years
In this colourful, visually playful Franco-Canadian comedy, a young woman seeks her place in life with the help of her brother. 35-year old Sophia (Anne-Élisabeth Bossé) may have a doctorate in philosophy, but the meaning of life still escapes her. Out of her depth in everyday life and looking for a job, she moves in with her elder brother – only temporarily of course. Karim (Patrick Hivon) is happy to be able to help his sister, but their relationship is put to the test when Karim falls for Sophia‘s gynaecologist. Back to her own devices, Sophia is forced to look reality in the eye and finally grow up. But what sounds so easy in theory is tricky in practice.

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Original title: La femme de mon frère
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: French
Section: Voilà!
Language and subtitles: OV with German subtitles
Director: Monia Chokri
Screenplay: Monia Chokri
Cast: Anne-Élisabeth Bossé, Patrick Hivon, Sasson Gabai, Évelyne Brochu, Mani Soleymanlou, Micheline Bernard, Magalie Lépine Blondeau
Producer: Nancy Grant, Sylvain Corbeil
Director of Photography: Josée Deshaies
Music: Olivier Alary
Production Design: Eric Barbeau
Editor: Justine Gauthier, Monia Chokri
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: WaZabi Films
Production: Metafilms
Contact: Ruby Rondina, WaZabi Films:


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