The Other Sister Analysis

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MOVIE REVIEW - The Other Sister
The Other Sister (1999) is an American romantic comedy about two mentally challenged young people struggling for independence and self-respect. The film was directed by Garry Marshall. It was written by Marshall, Bob Brunner, and Malia Scotch Marmo. The usual scenes evolved around Long Beach, Pasadena, and San Francisco, California. The film was written by Marshall, Bob Brunner, and Malia Scotch Marmo. Although it is an old film, just along the 20th century, the theme and sceneries depicted by the characters were timely and in coherent to the common problems found within the society and within a family.

The main characters of the film showed shameless and broad peculiarity in its presentation of a peson with mental disabilities, or claimed as mental retardation. The main character of the film is Carla who was acted by Juliette Lewis. Carla Tate, a rich San Francisco girl of 23-24, is a fresh graduate of a training institution 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 and prove her capabilities. Her ambition is to train as a veterinarian's assistant. Although Carla lacks in mental ability she certainly never lose when it comes to
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Some of the movie's best scenes show Carla and Danny precariously making their way in the world, learning to communicate, falling in love and achieving one small victory after another. Although the movie awkwardly shoehorns in other lessons in tolerance, it has a core of integrity and slice of life. Anyone with any knowledge of retardation is likely to find the film offensive. The characters used to always deliver their "retarded'' dialogue with perfect timing and an edge of irony and drama; which is basically not popular to today’s

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