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Actors: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Eric Stoltz, Judith Ivey, Dennis Lipscomb

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SISTER, SISTER is the first movie of Bill Condon ( Gods and Monsters ) he directed in 1988.
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Louisiana, Charlotte Bonnard and her sister Lucy live in a superb mansion lost in the middle of the bayous. Tourists often stop and stay for the night. Lucy is recovering from a severe depression and must still take tranquillizers because she pretends to be able to talk with the ghosts of the people who died in the swamps. Both sisters hide a terrible secret so when Lucy falls in love with Matt Rutledge, a tourist staying at the mansion, Charlotte fears that Lucy might talk. Furthermore, strange events are happening : Lucy's dog is savagely killed during a stormy night and Etienne, the family friend, is found murdered in the bayou by Lucy who suspects Charlotte to be the murderer.

Gothic in the South. Great cinematography and actors but poor screenplay la Hitchcock.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler



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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Horror film?    -   Yes Horror Plotlets:    -   haunted house or boat

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Age:    -   a teen Has special powers?    -   Yes Magical/mental powers of main character:    -   clairvoyant Nudity    -   Chest Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American) Unusual characteristics    -   Mentally Ill

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Deep South Jungles?    -   Yes Jungles    -   quicksand    -   alligators/crocs Forest?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   fancy mansion    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   licking    -   actual description of sex    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude male butt Kind of violence:    -   guns    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   drowned    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives

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