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Twin Sisters (2002)
"De tweeling" (original title)

R  |   |  Drama, Romance, War  |  12 December 2002 (Netherlands)
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Twin Sisters is an epic love story based on the Dutch bestseller by Tessa de Loo that has been read by more than 3.5 million readers in Holland and Germany.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ellen Vogel ...
Lotte senior
Gudrun Okras ...
Anna senior
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Jonge Lotte
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Jonge Anna
Julia Koopmans ...
Kleine Lotte
Sina Richardt ...
Kleine Anna
Betty Schuurman ...
Moeder Rockanje
Jaap Spijkers ...
Vader Rockanje
Roman Knizka ...
Martin
Margarita Broich ...
Martha
Ingo Naujoks ...
Uncle Heinrich Bamberg
Barbara Auer ...
Charlotte
Jeroen Spitzenberger ...
David
Hans Somers ...
Bram
Hans Trentelman ...
Meneer De Vries
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Storyline

1920s Germany. Two Sisters aged six years, no sooner see their remaining parent buried when they are torn apart. Lotte goes to live with her upper middle class Dutch aunt in Holland, Anna to work as a farm hand on her German uncle's rural farm. The story follows their lives as they try to reconcile their differences while World War II impacts each of them on their lives and finally in old age when they meet again, with the hope that the differences in their youth can finally be reconciled. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

Verbonden Voor Het Leven, Gescheiden Tot De Dood. (Bound For Life, Separated Until Death.)

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Drama | Romance | War

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Rated R for brief sexuality and a scene of violence | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$1,207 (USA) (6 May 2005)

Gross:

$1,207 (USA) (6 May 2005)
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Anna and Martin are seen wearing their wedding rings on their left hands. In Germany and Austria however, people wear them on their right hands. See more »

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7 November 2003 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

De tweeling is the best dutch film up until this point. It was surprisingly well made for a dutch production. With more votes it would become a top 250 movie and I think it deserves to be. A few years ago I almost cried because of the Green Mile. This movie almost brought to tears too. It takes very much for my cold hart to be touched. Not only was I touched by the story but also the quality of this production.

Unfortunately the government wants to stop funding the dutch movieindustry. That'll be the end great dutch movies like de tweeling.


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