Brother and Sister

Brother and Sister

Ismail and his sister are driving back from the airport. The young man has just arrived in a new country, Switzerland, whilst his sister has been here for a couple of month.

Studio project (2013) by Christophe Saber

Professors
Sébastien Lifshitz
Know-how
fiction

Fiction / 14min

Synopsis

Ismail and his sister are driving back from the airport. The young man has just arrived in a new country, Switzerland, whilst his sister has been here for a couple of month. Ismail is the ‘little one’, Jade is the older who seems to have authority. The car wanders and gets lost in the city. Suddenly, an incident occurs, putting an end to the harmless teasing between the two. The situation threatens Ismail’s manhood. The tension rises and puts the brother and sister relationship to the test.

Commentaire

On the theme of the city, Christophe Saber has filmed a nocturnal huis clos through an eternal fraternal conflict. The accuracy of the actors' performance as well as the purity of the direction make this film an intense and deeply human moment of cinema.

Sébastien Lifshitz / Director