Films By Ursula Meier

“A road movie in reverse.” - filmmaker Ursula Meier ... Starring one of France's finest actresses, Isabelle Huppert, in a brilliantly modulated performance, Ursula Meier makes an ambitious filmmaking debut with this modern social farce about an anarchic family of five living beside an abandoned motorway. When the road is reopened, the family's domestic sanctuary is transformed into a noxious and n... Read more
Ursula Meier directs this profile of Kacey Mottet Klein, the young star of her award-winning films Sister (MIFF 2012) and Home (MIFF 2009). ... Read more
Ursula Meier (Sister, MIFF 2012; Home, MIFF 2009) writes and directs this Sarajevo story, in which 10-year-old Mujo kicks his soccer ball into a multi-faith graveyard and must go looking for it through the tombstones. ... Read more
A troubled teen murders his parents, then sends his diary to the teacher who encouraged him to delve into his deepest feelings. Who, then, is culpable? A shocking true story comes to riveting life in the latest from trailblazing Swiss filmmaker Ursula Meier. ... In February 2009, in a tiny Swiss town, teenager Benjamin breaks into his father’s gun cabinet, takes the pistol he finds there and shoot... Read more
Winner of the Silver Bear at the 2012 Berlinale ... Twelve-year-old Simon (Kacey Mottet Klein) lives with his unemployed older sister Louise (Léa Seydoux) in near poverty in the valley below a wealthy Swiss ski resort. To support them both, he travels daily to the “white gold” of the mountain where he steals from cashed-up tourists, including Kristin (Gillian Anderson). But things get complicated ... Read more
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