During World War I, a German U-boat sinks a British ship and takes the survivors on board. After it takes a wrong turn, the submarine takes them to the unknown land of Caprona, where they ... See full summary »
The action is situated in Colombia on April 9, 1948, date in which took place the famous "Bogotazo". It is a story of love frustrated by political circumstances. Laura, a spinster ... See full summary »
Jaime Osorio Gómez
María Cristina Gálvez
A stranger comes to work at widow Halla's farm. Halla and the stranger fall in love, but when he is revealed as Eyvind, an escaped thief forced into crime by his family's starvation, they ... See full summary »
Helga is a young single lady who has a baby by a much older married man. After the older man tells Helga's father that he refuses to pay child support because he isn't the child's father, ... See full summary »
This story absorbed me from the beginning. Hu Die, who plays both sisters, was very good. There is a scene in which she, as the poor sister, is very conflicted about something (I don't want to give it away). The camera offers a closeup of her. What made me interested is how she plays that scene. There is anguish in her look. I think she is superb in this film. I think the movie is somewhat predictable, but that did not bother me. What did bother me is something I can't control-the pretty poor quality of the movie itself. This film is paired on DVD with the 1937 Street Angel (also a score of 8 out of 10, but Twin Sisters gets my nod for being the better of the two) and that film's quality of print is even worse. I guess this is the best we're going to get. This film is about the different class systems then and now (specifically rich/poor) and, while its been done many times, this is worth a look.
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