The Sisters (1969)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 96 min.  |   Countries - Greece, West Germany  |  
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Two sponge divers encounter love on the isle of Lesbos in this complex Greek drama. One of the divers is deeply indebted to the wealthiest woman on the island and she ends up impounding his ships until he can pay up. This woman has three daughters who are involved in a bizarre sexual triangle with each other. One of the sisters hates it and to escape, begins a relationship with the other sponge diver. When the sponge season begins, the divers and the wealthy matriarch begin negotiating prices for fishing boats. The daughter involved with the other diver meets his partner and is attracted to him. She ends up sleeping with him and then providing him with the cash he needs to pay his debt to her mother. Though he has been with the girl, he realizes that his friend loves her, and so, out of loyalty breaks it off. Despite her mother's disapproval, she then becomes engaged to the other sponge diver. Unfortunately, she cannot escape her love and attraction for the other diver. During her engagement party, the sister ends up running off with the diver she really loves.

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love-conquers-all, love-triangle, sister