Written by: FFT Webmaster | February 22nd, 2012
Adopt Films, the new New York City-based distribution shingle which has already secured deals for Berlin International Film Festival award winners CAESAR MUST DIE and BARBARA, has announced its acquisition of all U.S. rights to Ursula Meier’s SISTER, which world premiered in competition in Berlin last week. SISTERS stars Léa Seydoux and Kacey Mottet Klein as siblings struggling for survival amid the high-end ski resorts of the Swiss Alps. It was written was directed by Meier, who co-wrote the original screenplay with Antoine Jaccoud. “Few directors can effectively and effortlessly tell such an intimate story on such a vast and epic visual canvas,” Adopt’s Jeff Lipsky said of the film. This is a film that sends chills down your spine.” Adopt is planning a late 2012 theatrical release.