The Sisters Brothers

Release Date: September 21st, 2018

R |2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary

It's 1851, and Charlie and Eli Sisters are both brothers and assassins, boys grown to men in a savage and hostile world. The Sisters brothers find themselves on a journey through the Northwest, bringing them to the mountains of Oregon, a dangerous brothel in the small town of Mayfield, and eventually, the gold rush land of California -- an adventure that tests the deadly family ties that bind.

Cast: John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix, Jake Gyllenhaal, Riz Ahmed, Rebecca Root, Allison Tolman, Rutger Hauer, Carol Kane

Director: Jacques Audiard

Genres: Dark comedy , Western

Production Co: France 2 Cinéma, Top Drawer Entertainment, Why Not Productions, KNM, Mobra Films, Les Films du Fleuve, Page 114, France 3 Cinéma, Michael De Luca, UGC, Annapurna Pictures

Distributors: Annapurna Pictures

Keywords: Amusing , Brash , Brother , Rivalry , Escape , Suspenseful , Pursuit , Witty

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    This first English-language outing by the ever-adventurous French director Jacques Audiard (A Prophet, Rust and Bone) is a connoisseur’s delight, as it's boisterously acted and detailed down to its last bit of shirt stitching. show more

  • 80
    Inkoo KangSlate

    The second hour, though, strides toward its impressively unstinting resolution with magisterial confidence. With the characters finally stripped of the hardness they’d been forced to wear, their raw selves glisten in the sun until it’s time to wearily tie the carapace back on. show more

  • 80
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    This is a Western which is rugged and raw, eschewing the genre’s mythmaking for something a little more off the beaten path. show more

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