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Your Sister's Sister

Spotlight

New York Premiere

USA | 90 MINUTES | English |

YOUR SISTER'S SISTER

Female Director(s), Romantic Comedy

Jack (Mark Duplass) is still mourning the death of his brother a year later and struggling to get his life on track. His best friend and an ex of his late sibling, Iris (a charming Emily Blunt) intervenes and sends Jack to her family's holiday pad in the San Juan Islands, outside of Seattle, for a little solo R and R. But Jack is unexpectedly welcomed by Iris' sister Hanna (the ever-brilliant Rosemarie Dewitt), who has recently retreated to the house to mend her wounds over a recent breakup… using shots of tequila. Jack joins in and a one-night stand ensues, but the fit really hits the shan the next morning when Iris shows up unannounced.

Lynn Shelton's signature naturalistic style and insight into life's true complexities enlivens the screen with an equal measure of humor, wit, and weight in her fourth feature. Flawless, nuanced performances, assured pacing, and a real sense of depth add to the emotional resonance of the characters and the tangible richness of the film. Your Sister's Sister is a witty and honest film that is sure to further secure Shelton's rep as a unique and entertaining storytelling talent.


CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Lynn Shelton and Lynn Shelton

Lynn Shelton is best known for the 2009 hit Humpday, winner of a special jury prize at Sundance and the John Cassavetes Award. Her first narrative feature, We Go Way Back, won the Grand Jury Prize at Slamdance in 2006. Her second, My Effortless Brilliance, earned her the Independent Spirit "Someone to Watch" Award.
Screenwriter
Lynn Shelton
Editor
Nat Sanders
Producer
Steven Schardt
Director
Lynn Shelton
Director of Photography
Benjamin Kasulke
Production Designer
John Lavin
Executive Producer
Jennifer Roth, Vallejo Gantner
Composer
Vinny Smith
Primary Cast
Mark Duplass, Emily Blunt, Rosemarie DeWitt

CONTACTS

Technical Contact
Kim Kalyka
Sundance Selects
Phone: 646 273 7209
kakalyka@ifcfilms.com
http://ifcfilms.com
Press Contact
Adam Kersh
Brigade Marketing
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Phone: 917.771.7021
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Submitter
Ryan Werner
SVP, Marketing and Publicity
IFC Films/Sundance Selects
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Phone: 646 273 7220
rtwerner@ifcfilms.com
http://www.ifcfilms.com
Press Contact
Lauren Schwartz
IFC Films
Phone: 646 273 7214
lmschwartz@ifcfilms.com
Press Contact
Gerilyn Shur
Brigade
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gerilyn@brigademarketing.com
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