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Twin Falls Idaho (1999)

R | | Drama | 29 March 2000 (France)
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Francis and Blake Falls are conjoined twins who live in a neat little room in a rundown hotel. While sharing some organs, Blake is always fit and Francis is very sickly. Into their world ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Penny
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Lawyer Jay Harrison
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Miles, a Doctor
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Jesus
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Surgeon
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Francine
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Sissy
Robert Beecher ...
D'Walt, the Elevator Operator
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Waitress
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Tre
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Flamboyant at Party
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Miss America
Socorra Mora ...
Guadelupe
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Francis and Blake Falls are conjoined twins who live in a neat little room in a rundown hotel. While sharing some organs, Blake is always fit and Francis is very sickly. Into their world comes a young lady, who turns their world upside down. She gets involved with Blake, and convinces the two to attend a Halloween party, where they can pass themselves off as wearing a costume. Eventually Francis becomes really ill, and they have to be separated. They then face the physical and mental strains that come from their proposed separation. Viewers will be inclined to believe that the two are really Siamese twins, but in fact they are simply real-life brothers playing the parts convincingly. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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A different kind of love story.

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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29 March 2000 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Les frères Falls  »

Box Office

Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$49,849 (USA) (30 July 1999)

Gross:

$985,341 (USA) (19 November 1999)
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Trivia

Patrick Bauchau arranged for the filmmakers to use the medical set of his television series, The Pretender (1996) See more »

Quotes

Blake Falls: Maybe I'll call you... when I'm single.
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special thanks for 'The Pretender' See more »

Connections

References Apocalypse Now (1979) See more »

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Lullaby
Performed by Fong Naam
Fong Naam appears courtesy of Celestial Harmonies
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Breathtaking!
6 February 2004 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

I kept holding my breath while watching this movie. Not like being underwater or anything like that but more like kissing the love of your life or holding your own child in your arms for the first time. Like that. I had to remind myself to breathe. Twin Falls is one of the most beautiful films I've ever seen. Finely crafted to the extreme, delicately directed, with performances that absolutely broke my heart. The Polish brothers have created something truly remarkable here, and Michele Hicks, in her first film performance, is amazingly stunning and talented. Twin Falls is definitely a work of art!


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