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The Sisters (2005)

R | | Drama | 26 June 2008 (Greece)
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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Irene Prior
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Dr. Harry Glass
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Olga Prior
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Andrew Prior
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David Turzin
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Dr. Chebrin
Greg Foote ...
August Prior
Carolyn S. Chambers ...
Female Customer (as Carolyn Chambers)
Ed Ragozzino ...
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Barbara Bechtel ...
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Tegue DeLeon ...
Paramedic #1
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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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Drama

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Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »
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26 June 2008 (Greece)  »

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A három nővér  »

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Kelli Garner and Bryce Dallas Howard were considered for the role of Irene. See more »

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During the chess game at the beginning of the movie some of the pieces change positions between shots, despite the fact that no moves are being made. See more »

Quotes

Marcia Prior Glass: ...This party isn't for you anyway. It's for our little unborn nephew... God save him from your genes.
Nancy Pecket: Don't talk about my child like that!
Marcia Prior Glass: He's not a child yet, dear. Just some protoplasm doing the backstroke in your uterus. Besides, I'm sure he couldn't even hear me.
Nancy Pecket: You really hate me, don't you?
Marcia Prior Glass: No... Not at all. Do you hate a dog for peeing on the carpet? Of course not. She can't help it; it's her nature. You just have to leave her outside.
Nancy Pecket: ...You *really* hate me.
Marcia Prior Glass: Is that your goal? '...
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Version of Drei Schwestern (1966) See more »

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Opus 39, Waltz #15
Written by Johannes Brahms
Performed by Victor Alexeeff
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Excellent Cast, Direction and Script
13 September 2005 | by See all my reviews

I had the privilege of meeting the Director, Arthur Allan Siedelman at the screening of this film. This is probably the first "dialogue-heavy" movie that I really liked. This film is based on Chekov's "The Three Sisters" which is a great story to begin with.

The acting is in one word stunning. Script is like I said very rich in dialogue. Allan Siedelman's direction is very enticing and inviting. I'll root for Maria Bello for an Oscar nomination for her brilliant performance. Scoring is beautiful but subtle.

When released, this movie should draw rave reviews and can only be more successful as more people get to watch it.


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