La ligne

Ursula Meier

Direccions Switzerland, France, Belgium 102 min Catalan premiere Fiction


After a violent argument with her mother, Margaret, 35 years old and with a long history of inflicting and suffering from violence, is subject to a strict restraining order before her trial: she’s no longer allowed to make contact with her mother or approach within 100 meters of the family home for 3 months. But this separation only exacerbates her desire to be closer to her family and so she returns every day to this invisible and impassable frontier.

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Ursula Meier

She is one of the most renowned Swiss filmmakers today. She studies Film in Belgium, and after directing shorts and documentaries she premieres Home, presented with great success at the Critics’ Week in Cannes and nominated for three César Awards. Her second feature, Sister, wins a Special Silver Bear in Berlin, and since then she has directed several films for film and television. La ligne, her last film, was presented in the Official Selection of the Berlinale.

Filmography: The Line (2022, D'A 2023), Kacey Mottet Klein, Birth of an actor (short film, 2015) Bridges of Sarajevo (co-directed, 2014), Sister (2012, D'A 2013), Home (2008), Not the Cops, not the Blacks, not the Whites (2002), Table Manners (short film, 2001), Sleepless (short film, 1998), Isaac's Dream (short film, 1994)

Ursula Meier

Film information

Director: Ursula Meier
Script: Stéphanie Blanchoud, Ursula Meier, Antoine Jaccoud
Contact: Memento International
With: Stéphanie Blanchoud, Valeria Bruni, Elli Spagnolo
Country: Switzerland, France, Belgium
Year: 2022
Format: Digital
Length: 102 min
Language: French
Subtitles: English
Subtitles in Filmin: Catalan
Edition: 2023


La ligne