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Two by Ursula Meier
Working with cinematographer (and regular Claire Denis collaborator) Agnès Godard, French-Swiss filmmaker Ursula Meier has made two singular features to date, each the product of a distinctive vision that applies a fable-like sensibility to their view of life on the margins of contemporary Europe. Starring Isabelle Huppert and Olivier Gourmet, her first feature, HOME, is an offbeat, tragicomic allegory in which a happy but highly unconventional family finds their hermetic existence upended by the construction of a highway right outside their house. Meier blends heartrending naturalism with fairy-tale elements in her follow-up, SISTER, starring Léa Seydoux and Kacey Mottet Klein as a pair of impoverished siblings living in the shadow of a luxury ski resort who resort to desperate measures to survive.