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Three Identical Strangers ()


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In 1980 New York, three young men who were all adopted meet each other and find out they're triplets who were separated at birth. But their quest to find out why turns into a bizarre and... See more »

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  • Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 11 wins & 44 nominations.
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Robert Shafran ...
Himself (as Bobby Shafran)
Michael Domnitz ...
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Howard Schneider ...
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Ellen Cervone ...
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Alan Luchs ...
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David Kellman ...
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Hedy Page ...
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Alice Shafran ...
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Elliott Galland ...
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Eddy Galland ...
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Richard Kellman ...
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Justine Wise Polier ...
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Mort Shafran ...
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Ilene Shafran ...
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Janet Kellman ...
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Brenda Galland ...
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Lawrence Wright ...
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Natasha Josefowitz ...
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Elyse Schein ...
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Peter Neubauer ...
Himself (as Dr. Peter Neubauer)
Lawrence Perlman ...
Himself (as Dr. Lawrence Perlman)
Evan LeRose ...
Bobby (reconstruction sequences)
Andrew Lovesey ...
Michael (reconstruction sequences)
Jolanta Butts ...
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Supporting Cast (reconstruction sequences) (as Keith Campbell)
Hilary Childs ...
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Jack Comerford ...
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Will Ennis ...
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Melinda Filice ...
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Debbie Galea ...
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Ron Guttman ...
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Annie Holland ...
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John Hope ...
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Kevin Javgureanu ...
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Mike Klassen ...
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Adrian Lichter ...
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Vincent Mayer ...
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Matteo Procopio ...
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Marcus Recio ...
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David Straus ...
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Directed by

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Tim Wardle

Produced by

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Tom Barry ... executive producer
Louise Dew ... line producer
Poppy Dixon ... development producer
Dimitri Doganis ... executive producer
Tara Elwood ... producer: reconstruction sequences
Amy Entelis ... executive producer: CNN Films
Alexandra Hannibal ... Coordinating Producer
Adam Hawkins ... executive producer
Grace Hughes-Hallett ... producer
Jack Penman ... archive producer
Sara Ramsden ... executive producer: Channel 4
Beatrice Read ... archive producer
Becky Read ... producer
Courtney Sexton ... executive producer: CNN Films
Piers Vellacott ... Executive in Charge of Production

Music by

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Paul Saunderson

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Tim Cragg ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Michael Harte

Editorial Department

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Emma Comans ... post-production manager
Kelvin Daley ... on-line editor
Andrew Daniel ... colorist
Laurence Thripp ... on-line editor

Costume Design by

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Dawn Thompson ... costume designer

Makeup Department

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Heather Hollett French ... hair stylist: reconstruction sequences (as Heather Hollet French) / makeup artist: reconstruction sequences (as Heather Hollet French)
Jennifer O'Connor ... key makeup artist: reconstruction sequences

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Jeff Chapman ... first assistant director: reconstruction sequences
Michael Marotti ... second assistant director: reconstruction sequences
Michael Sinyi ... first assistant director: reconstruction sequences

Art Department

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Rachel Mathews ... property master

Sound Department

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Nicholas Guldner ... sound recordist
Kim Tae Hak ... sound effects editor
Josh Isaac ... sound recordist
Michael Lile ... sound recordist
Omar Milano ... sound mixer: Texas / sound recordist
Chad Orororo ... foley editor/sound designer
Nas Parkash ... dialogue editor / re-recording mixer
Olivier Virmont ... sound recordist
Merce Williams ... sound recordist

Camera and Electrical Department

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J. Zachary MacDonald ... first assistant camera
Hai-Tao Wu ... interview camera operator

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Paulina Schultz ... wardrobe assistant

Music Department

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Robert Ames ... solo viola / viola improvisation
Galya Bisengalieva ... solo violin / violin improvisation
London Contemporary Orchestra ... score performed by
Andy Cook ... music recordist
Jason Elliott ... score mixer
Brian O'Kane ... soloist (as Brian O'Kame)
Madeline Ridd ... soloist
Paul Saunderson ... musician: piano
Kle Savidge ... music supervisor: commercial music
Marli Wren ... orchestrator

Other crew

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Felicity Arkell ... production coordinator
Michael Cleaver ... Production Counsel
Kanishka Gulati ... production assistant: reconstruction sequences
Niamh Hargan ... Production Counsel
Matt Marsden ... reconstruction assistant: reconstruction sequences
Matt Onley ... production assistant: reconstruction sequences
Dana Z. Panagopoulos ... director of production

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

New York, 1980: three complete strangers accidentally discover that they are identical triplets, separated at birth. The 19-year-olds' joyous reunion catapults them to international fame, but it also unlocks an extraordinary and disturbing secret that goes beyond their own lives - and could transform our understanding of human nature forever.

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Taglines The Most Amazing, Incredible, Remarkable True Story Ever Told See more »
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Additional Details

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Also Known As
  • Tres idénticos desconocidos (Spain)
  • Три одинаковых незнакомца (Russia)
  • Bliscy nieznajomi (Poland)
  • Shlosha Za'rim Zehim (Israel, Hebrew title)
  • Három egyforma idegen (Hungary)
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Runtime
  • 96 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia The movie that the triplets had a cameo in is Desperately Seeking Susan (1985). See more »
Goofs The Volvo used in the initial sequences was a later model year (from the 80's) than the actual year (in the 70's). See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Top 10 Movies You Missed in 2018 (2019). See more »
Soundtracks Since You Been Gone See more »
Quotes Robert Shafran: When I tell people my story, they don't believe it. I guess I wouldn't believe the story if someone else were telling it, but , I'm telling it and it's true, every word of it.
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