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Sisters (1972)

A journalist witnesses a brutal murder in a neighboring apartment, but the police do not believe that the crime took place. With the help of a private detective, she seeks out the truth.

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The Staten Island apartment of lovely model Danielle becomes the scene of a grisly murder that is witnessed by her neighbor, Grace, a reporter. But the police don't believe her story, so it's up to Grace to solve the murder mystery on her own. Written by alarmanwp

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What the Devil hath joined together let no man cut asunder. See more »


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27 March 1973 (USA)  »

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Blood Sisters  »

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$500,000 (estimated)
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According to Brian De Palma, [Bernard] 'Herrmann 's contribution to Sisters (1972) was a major one and he's the master of movie music who I thought was dead and never dreamed would work on a film of mine. He's very difficult, explosive, but always right. [Alfred] Hitchcock has suffered a lot by not working with Herrmann of late.' See more »

Goofs

Danielle and Phillip have their date after their TV appearance in Manhattan. Phillip tells her he will get his car. After their date they are seen taking the Staten Island Ferry yet he drives her to her apartment building in his car. While no longer the case, before the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001 vehicles were allowed on the ferries. See more »

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Crazy Woman: Did you know that the germs can come through the wires? I never call and I *never* answer. It's a good way to get sick. Very, very sick... That's how I got so sick! SOMEONE CALLED ME ON THE TELEPHONE!
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Nancy Drew on Acid
8 February 2005 | by (Toronto) – See all my reviews

Nancy Drew (Jennifer Salt) would kill to get off of Staten Island and become the maverick of NYC journalism. The only problem is that all she has done to this point with her 'little job" is write about rampant police corruption, isolating herself even further from the big city. What she needs is a break, and witnessing a murder, (especially a DePalma split-screen murder) appears to be her ticket, if she can get anyone to listen. The journey she takes as means of recognition meanders through the horrors of medical science gone awry, culminating in a payoff that puts this film atop DePalma's list of credits. Nancy Drew on Acid!


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