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Tale of Two Sisters (1989)

R | | Drama | May 1989 (France)
Two sisters reunite after not having seen each other for five years. While catching up on each others' lives, they relive childhood experiences, both good and Bad

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Two sisters reunite after not having seen each other for five years. While catching up on each others' lives, they relive childhood experiences, both good and Bad

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Rated R for sexuality and some violent images
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Tale of two bitches
5 February 2001 | by (St. Petersburg, FL) – See all my reviews

This is the kind of movie that gives independent filmmaking a bad name. An amateurish, pretentious mess mixing angsty drama a la Bergman and surrealistic imagery a la Fellini (my apologies to the masters for mentioning them here). We are asked to sit through 90 minutes of two uninteresting, very nasty sisters talking their heads off about their unhappy childhood caused by their very creepy, comic book parents. Every recrimination cliche is thrown in, and the surreal asides do absolutely nothing but bring needless and meaningless visual chaos to the film. The film just sort of expires at the end, having run completely out of gas. A true endurance test.


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