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Some Girls (1988)

Michael, a college student, visits his girlfriend Gabriella and her family for Christmas in Canada. When he gets there, she tells him that she doesn't love him any more. Michael attempts to... See full summary »

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Michael, a college student, visits his girlfriend Gabriella and her family for Christmas in Canada. When he gets there, she tells him that she doesn't love him any more. Michael attempts to see what is happening. Meanwhile, her family is exceedingly strange: her father is an atheist writer who spends most of his time wandering the house nude. Her mother is a devout Catholic who bears eccentricities of her own. The sisters along with Michael visit their grandmother at a mental institution, where she mistakes Michael for her dead husband. Meanwhile Gabriella's sisters express interest in him. Granny escapes the hospital and heads back to her home in the woods, and the family chases after her, and Michael is kept reeling. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Sisters  »

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[After the telephone interrupts Michael and Gabriella's foreplay, Michael starts talking to his penis]
Michael: I don't believe this. Do you believe this?
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Parlez-moi d'Amour
Music by Jean Lenoir
Lyrics by Jean Lenoir
Performed by Lucienne Boyer
Courtesy of EMI Pathe Marconi
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I loved it
25 April 2005 | by See all my reviews

I hired it originally on VHS when it was called "Sisters" cos there was nothing else. I loved it and it is still one of my most favourite movies of all time. Because it is totally different from most predictable movies, this is so unpredictable and that is its charm. I even bought the ex rental video when the video shop closed. Its funny, romantic and a tear jerker all rolled into one, the granny scene made me cry every time I watched it.. The family in the film are so bizarre that you could happily feel better in the knowledge that your life is so less complicated, I so recommend it if you want a funny and touching movie.. but I would certainly have some hankies nearby, believe me you would need them.


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