Your Sister's Sister

Your Sister's Sister

DVD - 2012
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A year after the death of his brother Tom, Jack is having trouble coming to terms with his loss and has hit a wall, both personally and professionally. An intervention in the guise of his best friend Iris results in a planned week of solitude in the country at her family?s cabin.The problem is, Iris's sister Hannah, raw from a breakup with her longtime girlfriend, had the same idea and she and Jack inadvertently have a night of drunken confessions and shared experiences.
Publisher: [United States] : IFC Films, [2012]
ISBN: 9780788615917
0788615912
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

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WinterOwl1
Mar 02, 2017

A very fresh film with a strange and unexpected plot line. Every time I was on the edge of turning it off, some scene or even just one line, kept me watching. The writer took something so seemingly shallow, and plowed underneath until depth arose. The performances, which the film mainly revolves around, are very good. 7/10

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breemu
Jun 08, 2016

The provided synopsis at the top of the page makes it sound really schlocky, but it's actually pretty good. Interesting characters with interesting reactions to the unexpected and unwanted twists and turns in their lives.

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sldphotonut
Jan 21, 2016

I really liked this movie. Thought it had a very unique storyline. Also enjoyed the actors.

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howiecat
Nov 03, 2015

I enjoyed this indie film. So, the plot develops slower then action films. It had a sweetness about it....people growing up. And, you get to see the San Juan Islands!!!

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0cho
Jan 05, 2015

Nothing special here. If you are having trouble falling asleep, watch this movie.

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eusebius
May 18, 2014

Lumpish, unappealing Mark Duplass meets beguiling Rosemarie DeWitt in isolated cabin, night of love ensues, then... This movie hasn't much wit or brilliance going for it, although the two female leads do their best. Drink a lot of wine before watching this.

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velowallah
Feb 08, 2014

Excellent indie film filmed in beautiful Washington state coast. Has a realistic feel that few American films have. Love the scene of the main protagonist riding his cheap bike around the island. Interesting, though, that he needed to destroy his bike to finally grow up emotionally. It says much about American culture.

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Indoprincess
Jan 28, 2014

It's okay. It was a bit of a snooze fest.

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franci1974
Jan 13, 2014

I have not checked this DVD out! Please confirm that this was an error thanks

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useyourwords
Sep 28, 2013

I learned what a mumblecore film is, after watching this. Although the mumblecorps on the commentary are self-absorbed with their process, I still enjoyed the film. Authentic without being boring.

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Apr 24, 2013

StefanieGeeks thinks this title is suitable for 17 years and over

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