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In an ordinary suburban house on a lovely tree-lined street in the middle of 1970s America lived the five beautiful dreamy Lisbon sisters whose doomed fates indelibly marked the neighborhood boys who to this day continue to obsess over them What happened to the Lisbon sisters is a tale at once darkly funny and deeply poignant a story of love and repression fantasy and terror sex and death memory and longing It is at its core a mystery story a heart-rending investigation into the impenetrable life-altering secrets of American adolescenceThe sleuth in this mystery is Tim Weiner Jonathan Tucker who grew up amidst the bewitching spell of the five Lisbon girls - Therese Leslie Hayman Mary AJ Cook Bonnie Chelse Swain Lux Kirsten Dunst and Cecilia Hanna Hall - and still seeks the answers to their spectacular demise The girls were everything desired and unattainable gorgeous luminous and completely off limits due to their parents James Woods Kathleen Turner strict household rules From afar the boys watched the girls through half-opened window shades binoculars and the haze of fantasies Then they witnessed something that would shake them to their very souls angelic Cecilia plummeting from her bedroom windowIn the wake of Cecilas shocking act the Lisbons go into a deep cold storage shutting out the world and retreating into their own secretive inner sanctum It seems they will never recover until Trip Fontaine Josh Hartnett - the towns preeminent jock hunk and dream date - begins to pursue the impossible Lux Lisbon with whom he is dangerously smitten Then Trip does the unthinkable he asks Lux Lisbon to the prom allowing all the remaining Lisbons to venture for the first time to a school danceFor one brief evening in paradise four boys including Tim and Tripp get as close to the Lisbon sisters as anyone has ever been But when Lux and Tripp get a little too close events spiral out of control The Lisbon
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