A broad and barren landscape is sliced by the empty asphalt of a highway. Since it was built ten years ago it has been abandoned and is gradually being reclaimed by nature. Only a few meters away from the rusty guard rail there is a little house with a vegetable garden, a half-finished pool and what is probably the largest asphalt terrace in the world. It is hardly surprising that the inhabitants of this place, father, mother, two adolescent daughters and a son, are not very pleased when construction work starts again on the highway in the summer … (Maya McKechneay)

Director's Biography
URSULA MEIER, born 1971 in Besançon, France. Studied at the Institut des Arts de Diffusion in Belgium. Her graduation film LE SONGE D'ISAAC (Isaac’s Dream, 1994, short) was nominated for a short film Oscar in 1994. HOME premiered at Cannes 2008 and received the Swiss Film Prize Quartz “Best Fiction Film” 2009. The Crossing Europe Film Festival also dedicated a Tribute to her in 2009. // Films (selected): AUTOUR DE PINGET (About Pinget, 2000, doc; CE '09), DES ÉPAULES SOLIDES (Strong Shoulders, 2002; CE '09), HOME (2008; CE '09), L’ENFANT D'EN HAUT (Sister, 2012)
Play It Again 2013
Ursula Meier
France / Belgium 2008
97 minutes
OV with English subtitles
Screenplay Ursula Meier, Antoine Jaccoud, Raphaëlle Valbrune, Gilles Taurand, Olivier Lorelle
Editing Susana Rossberg
Sound/Sounddesign Etienne Curchaud, Franco Piscopo, Luc Yersin
With Isabelle Huppert, Olivier Gourmet, Kacey Mottet Klein, Madeleine Budd, Adélaïde Leroux
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