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Sisters & Brothers is a 2011 Canadian drama film written and directed by Carl Bessai.[1][2] The film explores the relationships of four sets of siblings who have not (in one case, never) had contact for some time. It is the final film in Bessai's Family X trilogy exploring family relations, following 2008's Mothers & Daughters and 2010's Fathers & Sons.[3]

Sisters & Brothers
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Film poster
Directed byCarl Bessai
Produced byCarl Bessai
Written byCarl Bessai
StarringCory Monteith
Gabrielle Miller
Amanda Crew
Camille Sullivan
Dustin Milligan
CinematographyCarl Bessai
Edited bySabrina Pitre
Release date
Running time
90 minutes


The eleven main actors, grouped by relationship:


The main performances are improvised, resulting in the eleven main performers, along with writer/director Bessai, being credited under the heading "A Collective Creation By".[3] Filming took place in Vancouver, British Columbia and Los Angeles.[3]


  1. ^ Smith, Ian Hayden (2012). International Film Guide 2012. p. 83. ISBN 978-1908215017.
  2. ^ "Sisters & Brothers". tiff. Archived from the original on September 10, 2011. Retrieved April 10, 2012.
  3. ^ a b c "Sisters & Brothers Media Package" (PDF). Raven West Films. Retrieved November 15, 2012.

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