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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.

Director:

Bill Condon
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Eric Stoltz ... Matt Rutledge
Jennifer Jason Leigh ... Lucy Bonnard
Judith Ivey ... Charlotte Bonnard
Dennis Lipscomb ... Cleve Doucet
Anne Pitoniak Anne Pitoniak ... Mrs. Bettlehelm
Benjamin Mouton ... Etienne LeViolette
Natalija Nogulich ... Fran Steuben (as Natalia Nogulich)
Richard Minchenberg ... Lenny Steuben
Bobby Pickett ... Roger
Jason Saucier ... Jud Nevins
Jerry Leggio ... Mr. Bonnard
Fay Cohn Fay Cohn ... Mrs. Bonnard
Ashley McMurry Ashley McMurry ... Young Lucy
Ben Cook Ben Cook ... Young Matt
Casey Levron Casey Levron ... Young Etienne
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Storyline

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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Love Kills


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Connections

Referenced in The 71st Annual Academy Awards (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

La Valse j'aime (The Waltz I Love)
Arranged by Ann Savoy
Performed by Savoy-Doucet Cajun Band
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Top rate Southern Gothic.
6 March 2003 | by goregirlSee all my reviews

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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 February 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sister, Sister See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$743,445

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$743,445
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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