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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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The "Peeping Tom Show" segment that the film opens with was inspired by the Candid Camera television series. See more »

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After Grace leaves her mother and gets into the phone booth to call a newspaper office, a cameraman and a moving camera are reflected in the shiny part of the phone, and the glass door of the booth. See more »

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Grace Collier: I saw a murder, and I'm going to prove it!
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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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