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Your Sister's Sister (2011)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  29 June 2012 (UK)
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Iris invites her friend Jack to stay at her family's island getaway after the death of his brother. At their remote cabin, Jack's drunken encounter with Hannah, Iris' sister, kicks off a revealing stretch of days.

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Michael Harring ...
Tom - in photos (as Mike Harring)
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Jason Dodson ...
Tom's Friend
Pete Erickson ...
Tom's Friend
Kathryn Lebo ...
Tom's Friend
Evan Mosher ...
Tom's Friend
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Tom's Friend
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Tom's Friend
Dori Hana Scherer ...
Tom's Friend (as Dori Hana-Scherer)
Steve Snoey ...
Tom's Friend
Dusty Warren ...
Tom's Friend
Seth Warren ...
Tom's Friend
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Mourning the death of his brother, Jack's friend Iris invites him to her father's cottage for some alone time to recuperate. Unbeknownst to either of them, Iris's sister Hannah is also staying at their father's cottage recovering from her recent break-up. One entire bottle of tequila later, Jack and Hannah wake up to find Iris at the door. They each have secrets that they're tying to keep and they each have feelings that they're trying to sort out. Written by napierslogs

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A comedy about doing the right thing with the wrong person.

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Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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$125,000 (estimated)

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$109,221 (USA) (15 June 2012)

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$1,573,712 (USA) (17 August 2012)
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Rachel Weisz was originally cast but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts. She was replaced by Rosemarie DeWitt. See more »

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Jack: I didn't sleep with your sister 'cause I wanted to sleep with your sister. I slept with your sister because I can't be with you.
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A real treat for cinema-goers.
15 September 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is a real treat to watch, i saw it on a rainy afternoon, alone, at my local cinema, it was pretty quiet, but I must say I think it added to my enjoyment, watching it alone almost made me feel as though I was a fly on the wall in this little cottage with three others and all the goings on. The story is rather sweet, not much really big happens, it's a bit of a slow burner but sometimes that's what you need, but in saying that it is actually a rather complicated story, it's just written and directed quite simply so it's easy and a pleasure to watch. Mark Duplass is not an actor I have seen before, but he has a nice presence on screen, Emily Blunt is her usual exceptional self, but it's Rosemarie Dewitt who steals the show I think, she has plenty of great scenes and she handles her difficult and really not that likable character very well, most of the things I've seen her in she has been good, she seems like a very natural actress, I do hope that she gets a little more recognition and she is cast in more well known films.

I was surprised to find out that a lot of the film was improvised, the story seemed like it would have been one where things were planned out, but then at the same time I guess it is a film which would quite easily be improvised, and knowing that makes the actors performances even better, it's a crime films like this go somewhat unnoticed, because in my opinion I think Dewitt delivers an award worthy performance, but sometimes it's a movie being small and unknown which makes it special.

It's funny, it's touching, it's dramatic, it's everything an indie film lover would enjoy in a movie, I really do highly recommend you catch this movie while you can, it's a real charmer.

I hope you guys enjoy it. :)


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