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Orphans (2007)

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Two estranged, twenty-something sisters reunite five years after the death of their parents, and soon revisit their treacherous history.

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Two estranged, twenty-something sisters reunite five years after the death of their parents, and soon revisit their treacherous history.

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Pure emotion from beginning to end.
16 March 2007 | by (Maine) – See all my reviews

I caught this at the SXSW film festival. It won't be everyone's cup of tea, but I think it is a wonderful movie. Orphans is the story of two sisters, Rosie (Lily Wheelwright), and Sonia (the outstanding James Katharine Flynn). They are estranged from each other but they agree to get together for Sonia's birthday party. Nothing quite turns out as either had hoped. We learn some of their history, both parents killed five years earlier in a car wreck, Sonia's drinking bouts with her father, but basically the movie is pure emotion from beginning to end. The acting is really outstanding as is the wonderful camera work and editing. I look forward to seeing these actors in future films.


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