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Review: Flawed 'Perfect Sisters' at least has some good performances
Review: Flawed 'Perfect Sisters' at least has some good performances

Growing up before moviegoers' eyes, Abigail Breslin ("Little Miss Sunshine") and Georgie Henley ("The Chronicles of Narnia") enter true-crime territory as murderous siblings in the bumpy ride that is "Perfect Sisters." The film owes whatever persuasiveness it has to the teen leads' sharp performances — their sisterly chemistry and their filial friction with an alcohol-addled mother, well played by Mira Sorvino. Screenwriters Fabrizio Filippo and Adam Till draw upon the so-called Bathtub Girls — Canadian honor students whose trial for matricide grabbed headlines in the mid-2000s — to examine the months leading up to and following...

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