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My Skinny Sister

My Skinny Sister

by Sanna Lenken

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My Skinny Sister: Strong awareness-raising potential


My Skinny Sister: Strong awareness-raising potential

A trio of talents to watch, the film’s director and two young actresses deserve accolades for this socially important and artistically accomplished work about anorexia 

“Anorexia is like drugs, but few films talk about it”

Interview: Sanna Lenken • Director

“Anorexia is like drugs, but few films talk about it”

Swedish director Sanna Lenken showcased her first feature, My Skinny Sister, at the Lecce European Film Festival, where she won Best Screenplay, the Fipresci Award and the Audience Award 

Trailer [st en]


Trailer [st en]


international title: My Skinny Sister
original title: Min lilla syster
country: Sweden, Germany
sales agent: Wide Management
year: 2015
directed by: Sanna Lenken
screenplay: Sanna Lenken
cast: Rebecka Josephson, Maxim Mehmet, Noam Asseraf, Elisabeth Callejas, Karin de Frumerie, Amy Deasismont, Amy Diamond, Annika Hallin, Henrik Norlén

main awards/selection

38th Göteborg International Film Festival 2015Dragon Award for Best Nordic Film Audience Choice
Berlinale 2015Generation programme
Seminci - Valladolid International Film Festival 2015
Arras Film Festival 2015

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