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Sister Helen (2002)

Not Rated | | Documentary | January 2002 (USA)
In this emotionally compelling documentary, Sister Helen opens a private home for recovering addicts and alcoholics in the South Bronx after the death of her husband and two sons. The ... See full summary »
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In this emotionally compelling documentary, Sister Helen opens a private home for recovering addicts and alcoholics in the South Bronx after the death of her husband and two sons. The film's fly-on-the-wall technique succeeds in capturing the day-to-day existence of Sister Helen and the various residents of the home. Written by <jackb@imdb.com>

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My Way
(Comme d'Habitude)
Music by Claude François and Jacques Revaux
French lyrics by Gilles Thibaut
English lyrics by Paul Anka
Performed by Frank Sinatra
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My comments are extremely positive!!!!
21 January 2002 | by m13stanSee all my reviews

I went into a screening of "SISTER HELEN" at the Sundance Film Festival and did not know what to expect.

I was riveted by the people in this documentary. Sister Helen is an incredible character!!! The filmmakers captured the essence of Sister Helen's amazing soul and took me into a world unknown. I was thoroughly satisfied by the journey and was completely caught off guard by this film's ending.

This film speaks to those who desire a second chance at life.


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January 2002 (USA) See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$2,163, 26 October 2003

Gross USA:

$3,541

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,541
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R & R Films Inc. See more »
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