Other Sister, The (film) Carla Tate, while mentally challenged, has matured into a young woman with dreams and ambitions, searching for her independence. But she has a handicap—her mother—who refuses to accept her daughter’s personal needs. Carla falls in love for the first time, with a young man who is also mentally challenged, and defies her family in order to prove that, despite all appearances, she has the capacity to be a responsible adult, worthy being loved. Released on February 26, 1999. Directed by Garry Marshall. A Touchstone Picture. Stars Juliette Lewis (Carla Tate), Diane Keaton (Elizabeth Tate), Tom Skerritt (Radley Tate), Giovanni Ribisi (Danny McMahon). 131 min. Filmed in CinemaScope. Released on video in 1999.