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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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Brian De Palma was inspired to make the film after he read an article about a set of Soviet Union Siamese twins who were successfully separated after an operation. De Palma said he was haunted by a photograph of the twins in which one looked cheerful and healthy, while the other looked surly and disturbed. The article went on to include issues about the twins' psychological problems after their separation. See more »

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When the woman is writing on the cake she is writing horizontal along left to right under the main floral decoration but when the man opens the box the writing is turned 90 degrees putting the main floral decoration to the right hand side as you read the message 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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Great film!
6 July 2005 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

SISTERS (1973)

starring: Margot Kidder, Jennifer Salt, Charles Durning, Lisle Wilson.

plot: Actress Danielle Breton (Margot Kidder) is a Siamese twin whose other half is a crazed murderer. When Danielle brings a man (Lisle Wilson) home, she wakes up to discover that he has been brutally butchered. Reporter Grace Collier (Jennifer Salt) witnessed the murder through her window and knows that either Danielle or her twin is the killer, so she launches her own investigation.

the good: A slasher starring Margot Kidder with Brian de Palma directing has to be great. And this was no exception.

As far as I know, this is de Palma's very first horror film and he did perfectly. It just goes to prove that even though his films are mostly stolen from Hitchcock's PSYCHO or his other films, he can still make them just as great.

I had fun figuring out which sister was the killer, and if the reporter could prove there has been a murder. Trust me, it will keep you guessing the whole way through.

So check this film out and have a great time!


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