Blood Sisters

Blood Sisters


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Blood Sisters

A child being brought up in a brothel shoots his mother and her john to death in the prologue to this silly slasher film from director Roberta Findlay (The Oracle). Thirteen years later, the Edmonson College chapter of Kappa Gamma Tau is preparing to initiate their new sorority sisters. Linda (Amy Brentano) gets her boyfriend Russ (Dan Erickson) to rig up the old brothel with spooky gags for a treasure hunt. That night, Linda takes a group of pledges to the house, which is actually haunted by the hookers' ghosts and a transvestite slasher who turns out to be the now-grown murderous kid from the prologue. There are no deaths for an hour, then viewers are treated to a strangulation by garter, a co-ed nailed into a coffin, a double-shooting, a hanging, a tumble down some stairs and a fairly brutal stabbing. Most will figure out who the killer is within five minutes and wait an hour more to see him do his thing in a puffy white dress and high-heels. Needless to say, Findlay has learned nothing from her two decades behind a camera and delivers one of the most tedious, nonsensical slasher films made during the 1980s glut. There are visible microphones, bad editing, horrid acting, and pathetically weak dialogue. Findlay is largely to blame for all of these flaws, as she photographed, co-edited, directed and wrote this awful mess which is strictly for completists only. Pam La Testa and Ruth Collins appear briefly.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/12/2004
UPC: 0631595041798
Original Release: 1986
Rating: NR
Source: Shriek Show
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:26:00

Special Features

Intro and comedy commentary with Joe Bob Briggs; Interview with director Roberta Findlay; Widescreen presentation (1.85:1); Original "Blood Sisters" trailer; Shriek Show trailers

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Amy Brentano Linda
Shannon McMahon Alice
Dan Erickson Russ
Maria Machart Marnie
Elizabeth Rose Bonnie
Cjerste Cara Thor Cara
Patricia Finneran Diana
Gretchen Kingsley Elen
Brigette Cossu Laurie
Randall Walden Jim
Brian Charlton Wrye John
John Fasano Larry
Lynnea Benson Prostitute
Thomas Biscione Policeman
Ruth Collins Prostitute
Derek Sam Conte Actor
Jesse D'Angelo Little Russ
Mikhail Druhan Edna The Prostitute
Pam La Testa The Madame
Little Sally Actor
Robert P. Masci Policeman
Randy Mooers Actor
Michael Tilton The John
Seraphine Warrington Little Sally

Technical Credits
Roberta Findlay Director,Cinematographer,Editor,Screenwriter
Felipe Borrero Sound/Sound Designer
Jean Carbolla Makeup
Russell Fager Sound/Sound Designer
John Fasano Asst. Director
Michael Litovsky Score Composer
Walter E. Sear Score Composer,Editor,Producer,Production Manager
Jeffrey Wallach Art Director,Costumes/Costume Designer

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Credits/Brothel [4:03]
2. Blood Sisters [8:46]
3. Budding Pranksters [5:44]
4. Blindfolds and Butterflies [7:35]
5. Scaring the Pledges [3:46]
6. Scavenger Hunt [8:49]
7. Fighting the Fear [8:30]
8. School Girl's Hoax [6:31]
9. The Screaming Starts [5:46]
10. Sealed Fate [8:12]
11. Escapee [3:57]
12. Search for Death [6:49]
13. The Unbelievable [6:43]
14. End Credits [:58]

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