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by Catherine Breillat


Anaïs carries the weight of the world on her 12 year old shoulders. Her body is both a temple of pain and a fortress. Hunched in defense or plain ignored, she observes. It is summer. The beach. Family vacation. Summer romance. Initiation, therefore, and first love.

international title: Fat Girl
original title: À ma soeur !
country: France, Italy
sales agent: Pyramide International
year: 2001
genre: fiction
directed by: Catherine Breillat
film run: 93'
release date: FR 07/03/01, CH 07/03/01, IT 15/07/01, FI 10/08/01, BE 15/08/01, UK 07/12/01, NL 28/03/02, DE 19/09/02, PT 10/01/03
screenplay: Catherine Breillat
cast: Anais Reboux, Roxane Mesquida, Libero De Rienzo, Arsinée Khanjian, Laura Betti
cinematography by: Yorgos Arvanitis
film editing: Pascale Chavance
art director: François-Renaud Labarthe
costumes designer: Catherine Meillan
music: Fabrice Nguyen Thai, Jean-Paul Jamot
producer: Jean-François Lepetit
production: CB (Catherine Breillat) Films, Immagine & Cinema, Urania Pictures, ARTE France Cinéma
backing: Centre National du Cinéma et de l’image animée (CNC), Tele+
distributor: Rezo Films, Agora Films, Istituto Luce Cinecittà, Oy Cinema Mondo Ltd, Filmmuseum Distributie, Salzgeber & Co. Medien, Atalanta Filmes