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Orphans (2007)

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Two estranged, twenty-something sisters reunite five years after the death of their parents, and soon revisit their treacherous history.

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Ry Russo-Young

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Ry Russo-Young
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Credited cast:
James Katharine Flynn James Katharine Flynn ... Sonia
Matt Glasson Matt Glasson ... Art Gallery Director
Lily Wheelwright Lily Wheelwright ... Rosie
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Two estranged, twenty-something sisters reunite five years after the death of their parents, and soon revisit their treacherous history.

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

12 March 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Orfana See more »

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Spot on performances make this film certainly worth seeing
29 November 2007 | by Adam DonagheySee all my reviews

Aside from the final sequence of Orphans, I felt Ry Russo-Young's film was a brilliant piece of cinema. The story follows two very different sisters who reunite for a birthday party and rehash their childhood. They discover how they really feel about each and justify why they moved apart in the first place. The dynamic between the two characters really makes this a great film--especially a dance sequence smack dab in the middle of the film which is utterly amazing. What I didn't like about the film was the director's choice to make something like a MADD commercial at the end of the film. And, especially, the choice to have one of the sisters actually talk to a grave. Other than that, I adored the film for its style and grace, it's zany character design and phenomenal performances by the actors, it's realistic dialogue and its gritty sense of direction.

RIP Lily Wheelwright


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