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Sister, Sister (1987)

Two sisters turn their family mansion in Louisiana into a guest house. One of their guests is an aide to a congressman, and turns their lives inside out.

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Matt Rutledge
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Lucy Bonnard
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Charlotte Bonnard
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Cleve Doucet
Anne Pitoniak ...
Mrs. Bettlehelm
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Etienne LeViolette
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Fran Steuben (as Natalia Nogulich)
Richard Minchenberg ...
Lenny Steuben
Bobby Pickett ...
Roger
Jason Saucier ...
Jud Nevins
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Mr. Bonnard
Fay Cohn ...
Mrs. Bonnard
Ashley McMurry ...
Young Lucy
Ben Cook ...
Young Matt
Casey Levron ...
Young Etienne
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Matt Rutledge is on business in the Louisiana country. He decides to stay at an old house which is a bed-and-breakfast type of place owned by two sisters, Charlotte and younger Lucy. Charlotte is in and out of love with town sheriff Cleve Doucet while seductive Lucy is attracted to Matt. Written by Anonymous

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9 February 1988 (USA)  »

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Сестра, сестра  »

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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$743,445 (USA)
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Southern Gothic
2 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Two sisters (Judith Ivey and Jennifer Jason Leigh) turn their family mansion in Louisiana into a guest house. One of their guests (a young Eric Stoltz) is an aide to a congressman, and turns their lives inside out.

Director Bill Condon is interesting -- this was his debut film, but it seems his career really blossomed in the 2000s with a string of hits: "Kinsey" (2004), "Dreamgirls" (2006), "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1" (2011) and "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2" (2012). Humble beginnings?

I actually did not find this to be all that great of a film. The cast helped it (Jennifer Leigh can do no wrong). But really, just not a film I am eager to see again and that is all I have to say.


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