French actress Sandrine Bonnaire’s documentary about the precipitous decline of her sister’s mental and physical state after spending five years in a psychiatric hospital before being diagnosed primarily with autism.

Elle s'apelle Sabine

Both devastating and hopeful, the film spends most of its time with Sabine, the sister, in her new life at a group home as she struggles to regain what she had lost. We also see the toll that attempting (and failing) to care for her has wrought on Read the rest of this entry »