Sister My Sister
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In this stark drama based on actual events in a small French town in the early '30s, a pair of repressed sisters slowly lose their grip on reality, leading to horrific consequences at the home where they're employed as maids. Christine (Joely Richardson), a domestic servant in the home of haughty widow Madame Danzard (Julie Walters), takes pride in her efficiency and deference. Raised by nuns, Christine bitterly resents her penniless mother, but remains devoted to her younger, similarly convent-reared sister, Lea (Jodhi May). When Lea, too, comes to work for Madame Danzard, Christine… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 63%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This dramatization of the story upon which Jean Genet's play The Maids is based is well acted and has some powerful moments."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Though the subject matter is bleak and upsetting, the narrative is intelligently told."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Missable but intriguing expansion of the story that inspired Genet's The Maids."
‑ Nick Davis, Nick's Flick Picks
"It's disturbing, but not half as disturbing as it seems to think it is."
‑ Widgett Walls,
"On screen, it seems to be an effort at psychological edginess but the potentials of the medium renders the play as bland as Isabelle."
‑ Jules Brenner, Cinema Signals
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