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Twinsters (2015)

Adopted from South Korea, raised on different continents & connected through social media, Samantha & Anaïs believe that they are twin sisters separated at birth.


Samantha Futerman (story)
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Credited cast:
Anaïs Bordier Anaïs Bordier ... Self (as Anais Bordier)
Samantha Futerman ... Self
Kanoa Goo ... Self
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On February 21, 2013, Samantha, an American actor living in Los Angeles, received a message via Facebook that would drastically change her life. It was from Anaïs, a French fashion design student living in London. Anaïs' friends viewed a video on YouTube featuring Samantha. They were immediately blown away by the identical appearance of Samantha & Anaïs. After a few light Google stalking sessions, Anaïs & her friends discovered that both girls were born on November 19, 1987 and adopted shortly after. Anaïs knew immediately that it was possible for Samantha to be her biological twin sister and reached out to her through Twitter & Facebook. This sparked the beginning of the journey for Samantha and Anaïs. Written by Samantha Futerman

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Rated PG-13 for brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Samantha futerman and Ryan miyamoto, co-director, later became lovers. See more »


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written & performed by David Choi
courtesy of Chois Music Inc.
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This felt more like a home movie than a documentary...and it was okay but overly long.
24 February 2020 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

I realize that "Twinsters" has a 100% on Rotten Tomatoes, so people apparently love this film. Oddly, however, I didn't. It's an okay film, but one I felt bored with after a while.

The story is about two girls, Samantha and Anaïs. One lives in the USA and the other in France and London. One day, one of them sees the other on social media and they were shocked...as they looked identical. Now considering they both turned out to be born on the same day and in the same city in South Korea, they both realized that they might have a twin they never knew existed. Soon the pair arrange to take a DNA test as well as see each other in London...where Anaïs is going to college.

The style of this film in so many ways seems less like a conventional documentary and more like a bunch of home videos strung together--maybe because it was so personal and seemed made more for the ladies than an audience. This, combined with how much the two ladies giggled throughout the film, made the film very interesting at first but after a while I felt a bit bored. I know this might sound like I am a grouch. But I just felt like it might have worked better for me as a tighter and shorter film...perhaps television show length instead of a full-length movie.

By the way, this film really could have used captions. Part of it is because of me....I don't hear all that well any more. But much of it is because of the accents. I can understand French pretty well if there are captions...but understanding all of what Anaïs and her family was saying (even when in English) was a tad difficult.

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