The Sisters Brothers – IFFAM – 3rd International Film Festival and Awards ‧ Macao

The Sisters Brothers
France, Spain, Romania, USA, Belgium | 2018 | 122’ | DCP | Colour |
English | Group: C

Director: Jacques Audiard

2018/12/08 19:00 Macao Tower


1851 Oregon, USA. Charlie and Eli Sisters are brothers and assassins-for-hire who long ago lost any sense of right and wrong. Their latest commission from the mysterious Commodore sees them hunting down a prospector named Hermann Warm who has invented a chemical formula that reveals the location of gold in riverbeds. They are assisted in their quest by bounty hunter John Morris who has already befriended Warm with a view to delivering him to the brothers. As the brothers close in on their prey, what should be a straightforward hit takes an unexpected turn when Warm and Morris partner up and take off to California.


Jacques Audiard

French writer/director Jacques Audiard was born in Paris in 1952. His first film See How They Fall (1994) won the French Academy Award – or César – for best first film. He has gone on to win best film César twice – for The Beat That My Heart Skipped in 2005 and A Prophet in 2009. A Prophet won the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival and his 2015 film Dheepan won the Palme d’Or at Cannes. His other films include A Self Made Hero (1996), Read My Lips (2002) and Rust And Bone (2012). The Sisters Brothers is his first English-language film.


Director Jacques Audiard

Cast John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix, Jake Gyllenhaal, Riz Ahmed

Scriptwriter Jacques Audiard, Thomas Bidegain

Cinematographer Benoît Debie

Editor Juliette Welfling

Production Designer Michel Barthélémy

Music Alexandre Desplat

Costumes Milena Canonero

Producers Michael De Luca

Production Why Not Productions

Distributor Golden Scene Company Limited

World Sales Annapurna Pictures