The good far outweighs the bad in this movie. I would definitely recommend this movie to any of my friends who would want to know about it. We are privileged to do the work we do, and are continually thankful for the generosity and support from you, our loyal readers, listeners and friends. I loved the portrayals of the two young people, especially the boy. The Other Sister deftly portrays caring parents struggling to release a child they're not confident is capable of stepping into adulthood a universal anxiety.
When Carla Tate, now a young woman, is 'graduated' out of the training school where she has resided for many years because she is mentally challenged, her hope is that she will be accepted for all that she can now do for herself. Thanks for all of your research and persistence in helping us navigate through stormy waters. They share an innocent social awkwardness that blooms into friendship and devotion. Broken Toe Student - Tech School. This strong young woman has successfully transcended many of her limitations—except her overprotective mother, Elizabeth.
It was touching and humorous at the same time and made me view people with mental disabilities in a whole new way. The father played a strong figure, I think, in the sense that although his wife clearly wore the pants in the family, he stood up for his daughter throughout the movie. All contents are provided by non-affiliated third parties. Furthermore, the movie—which includes very few profanities—deserves credit for exalting kindness, unconditional love, patience and the institution of marriage. I had so much fun at this movie because it offered a little bit of everything. I personally recommend this movie because I believe it can give us all a better appreciation for those who are mentally challenged and teach us how to help them and not place unnecessary judgments on their abilities to function in this world. Keep up the good work! I took my 14 year old daughter, who has Down syndrome, and two other young women who have mental disabilities to see the movie.
The homosexual sister for one. I found myself laughing all through the movie as well as crying during some of the serious moments. We overwhelmingly voted to watch a G-rated movie instead! Her overbearing mother, Elizabeth Diane Keaton , and patient father, Radley Tom Skerritt , struggle to come to terms with Carla's growing independence as she embarks on her dream of attending college and pursues a romance with Danny Giovanni Ribisi , a young man with a similar disability. There were excellent performances, and overall a fine movie. But if this isn't enough, into the mix comes a young man, equally challenged mentally, who moves Carla beyond anyone's control. I agreed with the moral reservations expressed by the reviewer and the other commentators. In the end, I felt the director was linking the acceptance of the gay sister with acceptance of the retarded sister.
Bakery Boss Vitello - Weddings. But fuzzy sexual morals make it inappropriate viewing. Hartley Set Decoration by Costume Design by Makeup Department. I thought that the retarded characters were portrayed in an accurant and compassionate way. In my opinion, you bring sanity and order to the wild world of modern day entertainment. I throughly enjoyed this movie and would recommend it to others. It might give younger teens the wrong idea or make them feel like there is something wrong with them if they choose to wait for marriage to become sexually active.
There were however some unecessary parts to this movie. Rachel - Tech School as Alma Yvonne. On her quest for independence and dignity, she meets Daniel, a mildly retarded young man who has freedom, but lacks a loving, supportive family. Unfortunately, the film also features a subplot boldly advocating the tolerance of lesbianism. There are also a couple of discussions about sex, one of which is between Carla and her mother where Carla gives details about what she was taught in school about what sex is. Yes, the movie is uplifting in many ways, but viewers should not be oblivious to the subtle worldview that is presented through the quiet subplot of the gay sister. All Rights Reserved Disclaimer: This site does not store any files on its server.
But if this isn't enough, into the mix comes a young man, equally challenged mentally, who moves Carla beyond anyone's control. I totally agree with the review above. But if this isn't enough, into the mix comes a young man, equally challenged mentally, who moves Carla beyond anyone's control. Cind Carla termina scoala si se intoarce acasa insufletita de vise si ambitii, nevoia ei de afirmare o schimba intr-un fel in care mama ei nu este dispusa sa o accepte. I am not sorry I went to see this movie.
There was, however, far too much information on sex for a 10, 11,12, 13 or even 14 year old. This movie was very entertaining to watch. To be honest, it was better than I thought it was going to be. You also can download movie, subtitles to your pc to watch offline. All three of our kids are dedicated to their walk with Christ but they still encounter challenges.
Mean Young Boy Rest of cast listed alphabetically:. However, do take caution due to the sexual situations presented in the film. What are they trying to communicate to me? Tough Guy Phil - Tech School. Tough Guy Trevor - Tech School. In aceasta comedie romantica, dulce-amara, Carla Tate Juliette Lewis o fata care, dupa ce si-a petrecut ani de zile la o scoala ajutatoare, a reusit sa depaseasca o mare parte din handicapul ei - cu exceptia aceluia al mamei prea-protectoare, Elizabeth Diane Keaton. Although sex was discussed, it was in an innocent way, and no vulgarity intended. But Carla's family is wealthy which permits her mother, already blinded to her daughter's rather high-functioning abilities, to try and provide for Carla beyond her needs or desires, bringing forth the inevitable confrontations.