Thursday, 12 November 2015

128.Your Sister's Sister

Your Sister's Sister (2011) : A beautiful tale of emotional acceptance.

Language: English
Genre: Comedy-Drama
Director: Lynn Shelton
Writer: Lynn Shelton
Stars: Mark Duplass, Emily Blunt, Rosemarie DeWitt 

Your Sister's Sister is a 2011 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Lynn Shelton with Emily Blunt, Rosemarie DeWitt, and Mark Duplass in the lead roles. The film is about an woman who invites her best friend to her family's cottage in an island after the death of his brother. Friends unexpected confrontation with her lesbian sister at the cottage leads to some  interesting developments in the trio's life. 

Iris sends off her best friend Jack who's still mourning the death of his brother to her fathers cottage in a remote island to spend some alone time to recover. Unknown to either of them the cottage wasn't empty though, Iris lesbian sister Hannah is already staying at their father's cottage recovering from her recent break-up. One entire bottle of tequila later, Jack and Hannah wake up to find Iris at the door. They each have secrets that they're tying to keep and they each have feelings that they're trying to sort out...

Your Sister's Sister is really a well made film, full of spontaneous and natural moments that are worth watching. The film is involving from the very first frame and holds your attention throughout. Even when the characters are completely mischievous to each other, you still find them endearing. There is something honest to their relationships. The two sisters in bed discussing life in the middle of the night. The two best friends who argue and fight, but are always worried about each other's well  being. It's sweet, and watching the three characters interact, you can't help but want them to be happy.Wonderful performances from Emily Blunt, Rosemarie DeWitt and Mark Duplass as the conflicted trio.

Overall Your Sister's Sister is a well crafted comedy drama with great performances from the lead. A movie that will put a smile on your face after watching...

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