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Sisters (2006)

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A reporter witnesses a brutal murder and becomes entangled in a mystery involving a pair of Siamese twins who were separated at birth, one of them forced to live under the eye of a watchful, controlling psychiatrist.

Director:

Douglas Buck

Writers:

Brian De Palma (screenplay), Louisa Rose (based on a screenplay by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chloë Sevigny ... Grace Collier
Stephen Rea ... Dr. Philip Lacan
Lou Doillon Lou Doillon ... Angelique Tristiana
Dallas Roberts ... Dr. Dylan Wallace
JR Bourne ... Larry Franklin
William B. Davis ... Dr. Lucas Bryant
Gabrielle Rose ... Dr. Mercedes Kent
Serge Houde ... Detective Kalen
Alistair Abell ... Detective Connors
Colin Chapin ... Coffee Shop Worker #1
Graeme Duffy ... Coffee Shop Worker #2
Talia Williams Talia Williams ... Lily
Rachel Williams Rachel Williams ... Eve
Erica Van Briel Erica Van Briel ... Sofia Tristiana
David Purvis David Purvis ... Patrick - Aide
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Storyline

A young doctor goes home with a dazzlingly beautiful young woman he meets while volunteering at a party for children at a Vancouver mental health clinic. The next day is her birthday (as well as that of her twin sister, her unseen flatmate). After a night of lovemaking, the young doctor goes out in search of a cake. Meanwhile, a reporter who crashed the kids' party breaks into the office of the physician in charge of the clinic, only to witness a murder on a closed circuit television in the doctor's office. With the help of an investigator, the reporter pursues the truth, which eventually takes her back to the clinic. Does her own past hold the key to what she'll uncover? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for some bloody violence, strong sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

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USA | Canada | UK

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

11 March 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Almas Gêmeas See more »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This film is a remake of Sisters (1973). See more »

Goofs

Dr. Kent names "methanol" as one of the drugs used to treat Sophia. Methanol is highly toxic and not only has no therapeutic value but would have killed her if given in any significant quantity. See more »

Connections

Remake of Sisters (1972) See more »

Soundtracks

Suite No. 1 for Cello Solo: Prelude
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
Arranged by Edward Dzubak and Gretta Cohn
Assistant Engineer: Eli Cohn
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Birthday Bloody birthday
4 April 2009 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

Brian De Palma 's movie was not a classic,but it was a good thriller,with a good performance by Margot Kidder.The remake is a complete disaster .The screenwriters have changed the names of the twin sisters ,the lover has become a white man,there's no TV show and they have tried some new tacks unsuccessfully.Particularly awful is Stephen Rea's portrayal of a wicked physician .The more he tries to be disturbing,the more he makes himself ridiculous.Bad performances by the three actresses too .The birthday cake episode has been kept but the people in the shop are rather unpleasant .One thing you learn from this movie is that you must keep this kind of cake in a freezer.


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