Reviews and Problems with Your Sister's Sister
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Movie overall 9
Your Sister's Sister (2011)
30 October 2012
Conclusion: I loved this film. It is funny, it is sad, it is charming, it is honest. It is also brilliantly acted. I have to say that the finale is also perfect. These types of films have a tendency to stumble at the end, but this one doesn't. See Your Sister's Sister , folks. I guarantee you will enjoy it.
Excerpt: There’s probably not a good time for a man to question a group of mourners’ rosy memories of his brother, but a memorial service, even one a year removed from the brother’s death, must count as one of the least appropriate times.
Excerpt: The friends have gathered because it's been a year since Tom's death. Al (Mike Birbiglia) gets up to say a few words about what a great guy Tom was, so kind, so thoughtful, so remarkable. From across the room, Tom's brother Jack (Mark Duplass) objects.
Summary: After putting male insecurity under a comic microscope in "Humpday," writer-director Lynn Shelton hands the fairer sex a more prominent role in "Your Sister's Sister," another winning study of relational boundaries crossed and sexual dares gone awry.
Summary: As strong an argument as one could imagine for the "mumblecore" film movement spearheaded by this film's director (Lynn Shelton) and star/producer (Mark Duplass), Your Sister's Sister is one of the most purely pleasurable "grown-up" films I've seen this year.
Excerpt: 'Written and directed by…' is the first credit. Ironic considering this film seems to be stripped of all script and direction. Applying their craft in the purest form, the cast improvise each scene and create a compelling and honest story of love and relationships. This style may turn some off.
Excerpt: Emily Blunt tar en välbehövd paus från Hollywood-rullarna och lyser i det här charmiga och fyndiga indiedramat som ovanligt nog satsar på en trovärdig lesbisk karaktär men faller på en oinspirerad, tillrättalagd upplösning.