Twin Sisters
Twin Sisters (2005)

Dutch family-oriented filmmaker Ben Sombogaart directs De Tweeling (Twin Sisters), based on the best-selling novel by Tessa de Loo. Using black-and-white and color film stocks to establish the interwoven time periods, the story concerns… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 6, 2005
DVD Release Date: September 13, 2005
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times

We have to settle for good intentions and bad writing.

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Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter

A handsomely appointed, solidly acted feature.

E! Online

Go Dutch for this one.

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Deborah Young

Twin Sisters has the engrossing quality of a big historical novel and about the same level of sentimental artistry.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

It all feels a little too much saccharine and contrivance,

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William Arnold
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Its production values are rich, [and] the performances of its three sets of actresses are strong.

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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

Twin Sisters has the what-will- happen-next energy of a page-turner.

Jonathan Trout

Sweeping, stately and accomplished.

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Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

War in Twin Sisters doesn't illuminate people's lives-it exists to prolong a weepy epic-length separation drama for the satisfaction of the Danielle Steele crowd.

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Flixster Audience Score: 81% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
Tear jerker all the way through. Vivid images, superb acting, beautiful heart wrenching story. Based on a famous Dutch novel, this filmed version was one of the… More
Daisy Maduro
Based on the Dutch bestseller novel written by Tessa de Loo, the Oscar nominated "De Tweeling" is a magnificent movie. The dramatic story of these… More
Nicki Marie
This movie literally moved me to tears at the end, and I'm not generally a crier over movies. It does have a few holes in the plot, and the two actresses… More
Walter M.
In 1928, twin sisters Lotte(Julia Koopmans) and Anna(Sina Richardt) are orphaned and split up. Lotte, suffering from consumption, is sent to wealthy relatives… More