Little Sister

Little Sister

Downloadable Video - 2016
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An acclaimed dark comedy about family and American politics, LITTLE SISTER is a schmaltz-free, feel-good movie for the little goth girl inside us all. It's October, 2008. A young nun, Colleen, avoids all contact from her family until an email from her mother announces, "Your brother is home." Returning to Asheville, NC, she finds her old room exactly how she left it: painted black and covered in goth/metal posters. Her parents are happy enough to see her but unease and awkwardness abounds. Her brother is living as a recluse in the guesthouse since returning home from the Iraq war. During Colleen's visit, tensions rise and fall with a little help from Halloween, pot cupcakes, and GWAR. Hailed by Richard Brody of **The New Yorker** as "fierce, tender, and grandly visionary...a great American political film, " this indie gem reveals profound truths about family and the U.S. heartland. Winner of Best Narrative Feature at **Oak Cliff Film Festival** *"I feel this movie. And I highly doubt I'm alone in this." - April Wolfe, **L.A. Weekly*** *"A quiet and gentle film, emotional but not manipulatively sentimental, sad but not nihilistic, Marilyn Manson epigram and Goth-font chapter markers notwithstanding." - Sheila O'Malley, ***** *"Zach Clark goes down dark-comic alleys, but he's made a transfixing film about a dysfunctional family that looks touchingly and unnervingly like yours and mine." - Peter Travers, **Rolling Stone***
Publisher: Films We Like,, 2016.
[San Francisco, California, USA] :, Kanopy Streaming,, 2019.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (92 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
video file,MPEG-4,Flash


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