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YOUR SISTER'S SISTER

USA, 2011 (MIFF 2012, International Panorama)

Director: Lynn Shelton

“A lovely example of what a surefooted filmmaker can achieve with a game and talented cast and a generous, heartfelt story.” - The Guardian

When Iris sends best friend Jack off to her family's holiday shack for a break, it turns out not to be the quiet, soul-reviving opportunity he was expecting. Iris's sister is already there, getting stuck into the tequila after a relationship bust-up. Together they drown their sorrows, and end up in bed. When Iris turns up the next morning, the consequences are instant and far-reaching.

Writer-director Lynne Shelton (Humpday, MIFF 09) explores the complexity, and humour, in relationships when personal boundaries are crossed. Gorgeously shot off the coast of the American Pacific Northwest, this smart love-triangle story has pitch-perfect performances from Emily Blunt, Rosemary DeWitt and Mark Duplass.

“One of the great highlights of Tribeca 2012.” - Twitch

Rated M

D/S Lynn Shelton P Steven Schardt Dist Madman Entertainment TD 35mm/2011

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