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Sister, Sister (1987)

Two sisters turn their family mansion in Louisiana into a guest house. One of their guests is an aide to a congressman, and turns their lives inside out.

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Complete credited cast:
... Matt Rutledge
... Lucy Bonnard
... Charlotte Bonnard
... Cleve Doucet
Anne Pitoniak ... Mrs. Bettlehelm
... Etienne LeViolette
... Fran Steuben (as Natalia Nogulich)
... Lenny Steuben
Bobby Pickett ... Roger
Jason Saucier ... Jud Nevins
... Mr. Bonnard
Fay Cohn ... Mrs. Bonnard
Ashley McMurry ... Young Lucy
Ben Cook ... Young Matt
Casey Levron ... Young Etienne
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Matt Rutledge is on business in the Louisiana country. He decides to stay at an old house which is a bed-and-breakfast type of place owned by two sisters, Charlotte and younger Lucy. Charlotte is in and out of love with town sheriff Cleve Doucet while seductive Lucy is attracted to Matt. Written by Anonymous

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9 February 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Сестра, сестра  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$743,445
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This is a great Southern Gothic film, a genre we don't see enough examples of, especially of this caliber. To the one who didn't like its brutality, all I have to say is, A) it's fairly subtle compared to many horror films, and B) What were you expecting? A Merchant Ivory Production. Plus, I think Bill Condon, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Judith Ivey all did wonderful jobs - elevating what could have been a by the numbers exploitation film into something that's haunted me for years.


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