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The Sisters (2005)

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Based on Anton Chekov's "The Three Sisters" about siblings living in a college town who struggle with the death of their father and try to reconcile relationships in their own lives.

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Richard Alfieri (screenplay), Richard Alfieri (play) | 1 more credit »
4 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elizabeth Banks ... Nancy Pecket
Maria Bello ... Marcia Prior Glass
Erika Christensen ... Irene Prior
Steven Culp ... Dr. Harry Glass
Tony Goldwyn ... Vincent Antonelli
Mary Stuart Masterson ... Olga Prior
Eric McCormack ... Gary Sokol
Alessandro Nivola ... Andrew Prior
Chris O'Donnell ... David Turzin
Rip Torn ... Dr. Chebrin
Greg Foote Greg Foote ... August Prior
Carolyn S. Chambers Carolyn S. Chambers ... Female Customer (as Carolyn Chambers)
Ed Ragozzino Ed Ragozzino ... Minister
Barbara Bechtel Barbara Bechtel ... Nurse
Tegue DeLeon Tegue DeLeon ... Paramedic #1
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Based on Anton Chekov's "The Three Sisters" about siblings living in a college town who struggle with the death of their father and try to reconcile relationships in their own lives.

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Every family has its secrets

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 June 2008 (Greece) See more »

Also Known As:

A három nővér See more »

Filming Locations:

Cottage Grove, Oregon, USA See more »

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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Kelli Garner and Bryce Dallas Howard were considered for the role of Irene. See more »

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During Vincent's final scene, while he is holding Marcia she has mascara under her eyes from crying. When they turn to walk towards the street her make-up is perfect. See more »

Quotes

Marcia Prior Glass: ...This party isn't for you anyway. It's for our little unborn nephew... God save him from your genes.
Nancy Pecket: Don't talk about my child like that!
Marcia Prior Glass: He's not a child yet, dear. Just some protoplasm doing the backstroke in your uterus. Besides, I'm sure he couldn't even hear me.
Nancy Pecket: You really hate me, don't you?
Marcia Prior Glass: No... Not at all. Do you hate a dog for peeing on the carpet? Of course not. She can't help it; it's her nature. You just have to leave her outside.
Nancy Pecket: ...You *really* hate me.
Marcia Prior Glass: Is that your goal? '...
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Connections

Version of BBC Sunday-Night Theatre: Three Sisters (1954) See more »

Soundtracks

Of Foreign Lands and People
Written by Robert Schumann
Performed by Victor Alexeeff
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What a downer
6 July 2006 | by jtollesonSee all my reviews

If I wanted to just watch a bunch of generally unpleasant people fight with each other, I'd watch "Divorce Court." Although I suppose this movie is designed to show emotional complexity with its quibbling protagonists, it just doesn't work for me. None of these gals is particularly likable, so it is hard to care about them or the "family" they form.

Against this fairly negative backdrop, we have a plot where none of the real underlying problems, conflicts, or broken relationships is fixed. No one seems to gain insight over the course of the movie, no one seems to heal. A real disappointment.


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