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The Other Sister Movie Review Summary

Actors: Juliet Lewis, Dian Keaton, Tom Skarett

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This is a touching story about an young mentally challenged girl learning about life and living with her mother!
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This movie is about a young girl named Carla who comes back to live with her family after years of being in a special school for the thinking impaired. Carla is reunited with her over protected mother, her laid back, easy going father, her engaged older sister and a gay older sister.
Upon arriving home, Carla starts college, and meets a young man by the name of Danny. Danny, also mentally disabled, becomes Carlas friend. The two of them explore life together. Carla discovers her independance by getting her own apartment and the two discover life, along with their sexuality.
This is a sweet love story about two special people finding themselves and each other!

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Script Analysis of The Other Sister

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Plot & Themes

Family, struggling with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   Daughter Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Brain/Body not working?    -   mental illness

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   20's-30's Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin

Setting

United States    -   Yes City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   school

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   None If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 10-15

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