My Sister's Keeper
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My Sister's Keeper
Based on a true story, My Sister's Keeper stars Kathy Bates as Christine, who since childhood has suffered from a debilitating mental illness. Spending most of her life in and out of various institutions, Christine has long yearned for independence, but is unable to wrest free of her controlling mother, Helen (Lynn Redgrave). Upon Helen's death, her other daughter, Judy (Elizabeth Perkins), a successful, self-absorbed art director who has deliberately distanced herself from her family, is appointed trustee of the troubled Christine. The rest of the film chronicles Judy's frustrated… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Melodramatic and commercial elements try their best to turn you away but this moving, provocative drama will grip your heart -- and hold it."
‑ Hilton Thomas, Empire Magazine
"Pulling at our heartstrings, director Nick Cassavetes collaborates with The Notebook screenwriter to deliver an acutely sensitive screenplay exploring the inexplicable. Issues of morality, determination & inevitability swirl around those of life & death"
‑ Louise Keller, Urban Cinefile
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