Sister
Showings
Elk Rapids CinemaThu, Jul 24 7:00 PM Stand By Line Only  
 
State TheatreThu, Jul 31 6:00 PM
Sponsored by:
ShoreTrips
Not Available  
 
Lars Hockstad AuditoriumFri, Aug 1 3:00 PM
Sponsored by:
SAGindie
Not Available  
 
Film Info
Section:American
Movies Around the Bay
Release Year:2014
Runtime:113 min.
Type of Film:Feature Narrative
Premiere Status:Midwest Premiere
Rating:NR
Production Country:USA
Original Language:English
Cast/Crew Info
Cast:Reid Scott
Serinda Swan
Grace Kaufman
Illeana Douglas
Alexis Dziena
Rakefet Abergel
Director:David Lascher
Produced by:Todd M. Camhe
David Lascher
Peter Winther
Screenwriter:Todd M. Camhe
David Lascher
Cinematography:Eduardo Enrique Mayén
Editing By:George Folsey Jr.
Music By:Billy Jay Stein
Description
Reid Scott (“Veep”) shows his star potential playing Billy, the older brother of an adopted sister Nikki (Grace Kaufman), a troubled teen in desperate need of help. When their unstable mother Susan (Barbara Hershey) is institutionalized following a tragic accident that left her widowed and Nikki without the father she relied on so heavily, Billy and his wife are forced to take in the difficult sister. The resulting household tensions cause significant career and household strife that ends in big life changes for an initially reluctant Billy. But as the bond between the siblings strengthens and he grows into the role of brother and protector, Billy discovers that, in order to really help Nikki, what he really needs is a plan to replace the psychotropic drugs that have been prescribed for her. Amidst the incredibly personal, compelling, and often laugh-out-loud funny family drama, director David Lascher crafts an important and powerful statement about medicating our children.
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