Brian De Palma

Sisters

Sisters

Margot Kidder is Danielle, a beautiful model separated from her Siamese twin, Dominique. When a hotshot reporter (Jennifer Salt) suspects Dominique of a brutal murder, she becomes dangerously ensnared in the sisters’ insidious sibling bond. A scary and stylish paean to female destructiveness, De Palma’s first foray into horror voyeurism is a stunning amalgam of split-screen effects, bloody birthday cakes, and a chilling score by frequent Hitchcock collaborator Bernard Herrmann.

Film Info

  • Brian De Palma
  • United States
  • 1973
  • 93 minutes
  • Color
  • 1.85:1
  • English
  • Spine #89

Special Features

  • New widescreen digital transfer, enhanced for 16x9 televisions with restored picture and sound
  • Director Brian De Palma’s 1973 Village Voice essay “Murder by Moog: Scoring the Chill,” on working with composer Bernard Herrmann (Psycho, Citizen Kane)
  • A 1973 print interview with De Palma on the making of Sisters
  • “Rare Study of Siamese Twins in Soviet,” the 1966 Life magazine article that inspired De Palma
  • Excerpts from the original press book, including ads and exploitation
  • Hundreds of production, publicity, and behind-the-scenes stills
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired

New cover by Christine Ditrio

Purchase Options

Special Features

  • New widescreen digital transfer, enhanced for 16x9 televisions with restored picture and sound
  • Director Brian De Palma’s 1973 Village Voice essay “Murder by Moog: Scoring the Chill,” on working with composer Bernard Herrmann (Psycho, Citizen Kane)
  • A 1973 print interview with De Palma on the making of Sisters
  • “Rare Study of Siamese Twins in Soviet,” the 1966 Life magazine article that inspired De Palma
  • Excerpts from the original press book, including ads and exploitation
  • Hundreds of production, publicity, and behind-the-scenes stills
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired

New cover by Christine Ditrio

Sisters
Cast
Margot Kidder
Danielle Breton
Jennifer Salt
Grace Collier
Charles Durning
Joseph Larch
Bill Finley
Emil Breton
Lisle Wilson
Phillip Woode
Barnard Hughes
Mr. McLennen
Credits
Director
Brian De Palma
Producer
Edward R. Pressman
Screenplay
Brian De Palma
Screenplay
Louisa Rose
Editing
Paul Hirsch
Cinematography
Gregory Sandor
Music
Bernard Herrmann
Production design
Gary Weist
Titles
Richard Hess
Title sequence filmed by
Lennart Nilsson
Documentary
Jay Cocks

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