My Lovely Sister


Drama
Drama

My Lovely Sister is a modern Moroccan-Jewish legend. It is a love triangle between the primitively superstitious Rahma, her rude husband Robert, and the ghost of Rahma's beautiful sister Marie who died from the pain of banishment.


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My Lovely Sister

A Film by: Marco Carmel

(Israel, 2011, 91 Minutes, Color, Hebrew, Arabic, English subtitles, Cast: Evelin Hagoel,                  Reymond Amsalem, Evelin Hagoel, Norman Issa, Moshe Ivgy, Itay Turgeman)

The film is based on a modern Moroccan-Jewish legend and takes place in present-day Israel. It is a story of a love triangle between the primitively superstitious Rahma, her rude husband Robert, and the ghost of Rahma’s beautiful sister Mary—who died from the pain of banishment, having followed her heart and chosing to live with an Arab man. Rahma and Robert’s conscience will be tested through an emotional and passionate journey with Mary, in order to fall in love and accept one another. A political story of national fervor, this surreal legend takes place in the impoverished housing blocks of Israel’s peripheral towns.

FESTIVALS & SCREENINGS

• Winner Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress at the Ophir Awards (Israeli Oscars) 2011

• Jerusalem International Film Festival 2011

• International Antalya Golden Orange FF, Turkey 

• MedFilm Festival, Roma 2011

• Other Israel Film Festival, NYC 2011

• Michael-Ann Russell JCC, Miami Beach, Florida

• Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, Georgia

• East Bay Jewish Film Festival, California

• Israeli Film Festival, Philadelphia

• Filmisrael - Amsterdam Israeli Film Festival

• Montreal Israeli Film Festival

• Sephardic JFF, NYC

• Austin JFF, TX

• Westchester JFF, NY - Jacob Burns Center

• Seattle JFF, WA

• Detroit JFF, MI

• Vienna Jewish Film Club

• Winnipeg JFF

• Ottawa Israeli FF

• Israel Film Festival - Los Angeles

• Israel Film Festival - Miami

• Rochester JFF, NY

• Brazil Israeli FF, Sao Paulo

• Shalom Eurpoe, Strasbourg JFF

• Hartford JFF

• Caracas JFF

• Denver Film Society

• Singapore Israeli FF

• Budapest JFF 2013

• Kinemathek Hamburg 2013

•  Film Archive Austria 2018