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Top 100 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2015: #68. Anne Sewitsky’s Homesick

Homesick

Director: Anne Sewitsky // Writers: Anne Sewitsky, Ragnhild Tronvoll

After taking home the Best Film Prize in the World Dramatic category at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival with her debut, Happy, Happy, (watch our sit down with the filmmaker) Norwegian director Anne Sewitsky went on to make a children’s film with 2011’s Totally True Love, as well as work on two television series. She has returned to another feature with Happy scribe Ragnhild Tronvall for Homesick, which has recently been announced as being in the lineup at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival in the World Dramatic Competition. The story concerns a younger sister meeting her older brother for the very first time in adulthood.

Cast: Ine Marie Wilmann, Simon J. Berger, Anneke von der Lippe

Producers: Synnøve Hørsdal (Miss Julie), Åshild Ramborg

U.S. Distributor: Rights Available.

Release Date: Premiering this January at the Sundance Film Festival in the World Dramatic Comp.

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Los Angeles based Nicholas Bell is IONCINEMA.com's Chief Film Critic and covers film festivals such as Sundance, Berlin, Cannes and TIFF. He is part of the critic groups on Rotten Tomatoes, The Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA), FIPRESCI, the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS) and GALECA. His top 3 for 2023: The Beast (Bonello) Poor Things (Lanthimos), Master Gardener (Schrader). He was a jury member at the 2019 Cleveland International Film Festival.

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