My Lovely Sister  אחותי היפה

Bryn Mawr Film Institute
824 West Lancaster Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Sunday, March 25, 2012, 7:00 pm
This modern day tale of Moroccan Jewish superstitions follows a love triangle between Rahma (Evelin Hagoel), her rude husband, Robert (Moshe Ivgy), and the ghost of her beautiful sister, Marie (Reymonde Amsallem), who died from the pain of banishment. Rahma, who stubbornly refused to accept her sister’s marriage to an Arab fisherman (Norman Issa) must learn to live with the consequences of her hardened heart.
Country: Israel
Release Date: 2011
Time: 91 minutes
Genre: Drama
Language: Hebrew and Arabic with English subtitles
Director: Marco Carmel
Guest Speaker: Reymond Amsalem, Winner of Best Supporting Actress Reymond Amsalem is an accomplished Israeli actress. She has appeared in many films since the beginning of her professional career in 2003, including Seven Minutes in Heaven (2008), The Human Resources Manager (2010), Dusk (2010), Lebanon (2009), Kirot (2009). Her international fame came with supporting roles in Rendition (2007) and the HBO mini-series House of Saddam (2008). In 2011 Amsalem was the recipient of the Israeli Academy Award Ophir's Best Supporting Actress prize for her role in My Lovely Sister.
 
Awards
Winner, Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress, Israel Film Academy, 2011