The Other Sister, produced by Mario Iscovich and Alexandra Rose was a romantic comedy.The characters staring in this film were Carla Tate (Juliet Lewis), who was a slightly mentally challenged young woman.
The overprotective mother Elizabeth, played by Diane Keaton.Carla's father was played by Tom Skerritt.Last, but certainly not least, there was Daniel, who was Carla's boyfriend (Giovanni Ribisis).Carla had spent years of her in a special education program at a private boarding school.
This was a very hard decision for her parents to make.Her father was a drunk and did not know much of anything that was going on.Elizabeth, her mother, was the one who had made the decision to go ahead and send her daughter Carla off to boarding school. That night that Carla had gone to boarding school was the last night that her father had a drinkElizabeth thought that this would be the best thing for Carla, because there would be other children at this school who were also mentally challenged.
Carla had returned home after several years with a lot of goals that she had set for herself.The most important thing to Carla was her need for personal fulfillment begins to express itself in ways her mother is unable to accept.When Carla fall in love for thefirst time with a boy from school by the name of Daniel, she wants to prove to her mother that just because she may appear to be different on the outside she still has the ability to be a responsible adult, worthy of loving and being loved.Carla was going to take a journey and discover herself.
Carla and her boyfriend Daniel do this together and find some of the tough answers to life's challenges which the two of them come across together, and to be able to prove that sometimes a plain life can be something so amazing if there is someone that you care about helping you through it. The Tate's family life was nothing that was original.For one thing, the f…