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The Sisters (2005)

 -  Drama  -  26 June 2008 (Greece)
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Based on Anton Chekov's "The Three Sisters" about siblings living in a college town who struggle with the death of their father and try to reconcile relationships in their own lives.

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Based on Anton Chekov's "The Three Sisters" about siblings living in a college town who struggle with the death of their father and try to reconcile relationships in their own lives.

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Every family has its secrets

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Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »
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Kelli Garner and Bryce Dallas Howard were considered for the role of Irene. See more »

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Amongst the "New York" street traffic was a Sanipac dump truck. Sanipac primarily serves the state of Oregon and not New York or anywhere on the east coast. See more »

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Nancy Pecket: [Irene plays the piano] I'm leaving. I've tried to be part of the family. I have tried to understand you and be patient -
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Nancy Pecket: Irene, stop playing the goddamn thing!
[Irene stops playing in shock]
Nancy Pecket: ... I have tried to be patient with your... excentricities as Andrew calls them. But I think you people are all just low, mean and not nearly so smart or high-class as you think you are... or as I thought you were.
Marcia Prior Glass: You know... With some assistance from a book of synonyms and antonyms, that wouldn't...
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Best film I rented this year!
20 November 2007 | by (New Orleans, Louisiana) – See all my reviews

I went to the video store last weekend not really knowing which horrible studio film I wanted to fall asleep to - the weekend prior I watched Hillary Swank's awful film THE REAPING... good premise, poorly executed. And why an Oscar winner starred, I have no idea?? Which brought me to THE SISTERS, and also probably answers my last question - Swank never could of wrapped her head around the dialogue with the same wit and sarcasm Maria Bello is able to execute. Why Bello hasn't won an Oscar, I have no idea -- she most definitely should of won a few awards for her star turn in THE SISTERS -- if not an Oscar, at least an Independent Spirit. This film gives it's viewers something magical to hold onto - rich dialogue that speaks to the soul and the mind (words with more than 1 or 2 syllables, oh my!!); actors who act with passion for a project and a screenplay they must of really believed in - because you know they didn't get paid for this film and you can't pull the wool over this many stars eyes!! Director Arthur Allan Seidelman has been around for a while and brings his A-game to adapting Chekov's masterpiece. The writer is a wizard of vocabulary who obviously understood the essence of what old Anton was trying to teach us all. Kudos to the writer, director, actors and crew - your efforts to bring quality American cinema to the screen is much appreciated!


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