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TWIN SISTERS

by Ben Sombogaart

synopsis

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 World War II impacts each of their lives and finally in old age they meet again.

international title: Twin Sisters
original title: Tweeling, De
country: Netherlands, Luxembourg
sales agent: High Point Films & TV
year: 2002
genre: fiction
directed by: Ben Sombogaart
film run: 120'
release date: NL 12/12/2002, BE 16/04/2003, CH 11/12/2003
screenplay: Marieke van der Pol
cast: Ellen Vogel, Thekla Reuten, Nadja Uhl, Gudrun Okras, Julia Koopmans
cinematography by: Piotr Kukla
film editing: Herman P. Koerts
art director: Michel De Graaf
costumes designer: Linda Bogers
producer: Anton Smit, Hanneke Niens
production: IDTV Film, Samsa Films
distributor: RCV Film Distribution, Monopole Pathé (CH)
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