MOVIE SYNOPSIS
Sister (L'enfant d'en haut)


Simon lives with his older sister in a housing complex below a luxury Swiss ski resort. With his sister drifting in and out of jobs and relationships, twelve-year-old Simon takes on the responsibility of providing for the two of them. Everyday, he takes the lift up to the opulent ski world above, stealing equipment from rich tourists to resell to the local kids down in the valley. He is able to keep their little family afloat with his small-time hustles and his sister is thankful for the money he brings in. But when Simon partners with a crooked British seasonal worker, he begins to lose his boundaries, affecting his relationship with his sister and plummeting him into dangerous territory.
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          MPAA rating:
          Unrated
          Cast:
          Magne-Håvard Brekke; Jean-François Stévenin; Dilon Ademi; Léa Seydoux; Gillian Anderson; Gabin Lefebvre; Yann Trégouët; Martin Compston; Kacey Mottet Klein
          Directed by:
          Ursula Meier
          Genre:
          Drama
          Running time:
          01:37
          Release date:
          2012
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