Sisters (1973)

Director
Brian De Palma

Main cast
Margot Kidder; Jennifer Salt; Charles Durning; William Finley; Lisle Wilson

Genres
Horror, Thriller

Description
A journalist witnesses a brutal murder in a neighboring apartment, but the police do not believe that the crime took place. With the help of a private detective, she seeks out the truth.


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