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Tragedy echoes through time in “The Macaluso Sisters”

In a moving story that spans several decades, “The Macaluso Sisters” follows five orphaned sisters born and raised in an apartment located on the outskirts of Palermo. They support themselves by renting out pigeons for events. Directed by Emma Dante, who adapted the film from her own 2014 play by the same name, the all-female cast interprets the story in three chapters that show how the tragic events of a single day can follow a family through childhood, adulthood and into old age. The first chapter reveals the tragedy of the youngest sister, Antonella, dying during a beach outing. She …

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