My Sister's Keeper Movie Review Summary

Actors: Cameron Diaz, Abigail Breslin, Alec Baldwin

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An 11-year-old girl sues her parents since she refuses to give her kidney to her cancer-stricken sister. Anna was conceived to help keep her older sister Kate who has leukemia, alive. Kate is now experiencing renal failure and needs a kidney. Anna hires an attorney to sue her parents for medical emancipation, meaning they cannot use her any further for her sister's treatments. Her mother Sara is obsessed with Kate getting better, thus the family is driven apart. Kate loves her sister dearly and feels sorry that she has been dragged into this situation. The two are very close and we see their bond during Kate's ups and downs with the disease. Later, it is made known that it was Kate's wish all along for Anna to press charges, since she is resigned to giving up and letting her sister live the life she was meant to live. While the court decides the ruling, Kate passes, and we learn that Anna eventually won the case.
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Best part of story, including ending: Such an emotional story about two sisters fighting for each other.

Best scene in story: When Kate goes to the beach one last time.

Opinion about the main character: Anna loves her sister so much, if handed the choice, she would have given her kidney wholeheartedly, but since Kate's final wish was to do otherwise, she obeyed her request.

The review of this Movie prepared by Tina Medina a Level 30 Banded Kingfisher scholar

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Family, caring for sick?    -   Yes Who is sick?    -   Daughter because he/she is    -   physically ill

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a kid Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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