Sister My Sister
Sister My Sister (1995)

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.… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 23, 1995
DVD Release Date: May 11, 2004
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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

This dramatization of the story upon which Jean Genet's play The Maids is based is well acted and has some powerful moments.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Though the subject matter is bleak and upsetting, the narrative is intelligently told.

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Nick Davis
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Missable but intriguing expansion of the story that inspired Genet's The Maids.

Widgett Walls

It's disturbing, but not half as disturbing as it seems to think it is.

Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

On screen, it seems to be an effort at psychological edginess but the potentials of the medium renders the play as bland as Isabelle.

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Flixster Audience Score: 64% Flixster User Reviews
Randy Tippy
Based on a true story, <i>Sister My Sister</i> is a tale of intolerance, repression and consequence. The pacing is exquisitely purposeful and… More
Jesse Ortega
I thought this was a good movie. It's definitely a quieter and more understated movie, at least until the end, and I think it helps to put the… More
Dean McKenna
This film is a chilly and fascinating study of sexual repression and class conflict, well acted by all. The ending is a bit over the top.
Anastasia Bartzoulianou
This is a sick, haunting, bleak tale, and it's irresistible, too. The bond between the two sisters is the only light in the darkness of their still lives.… More
Jeffrey Meyers
A fascinating and disturbing true story, but unfortunately it fails due to uninspired film making and story telling. It was often dull and bland, though it… More