BBC – Twin Sisters: A World Apart (2015)

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In 2003, two babies were found in a cardboard box in a Chinese village and adopted to two different corners of the world. One of them to a little village in Norway, surrounded by high mountains and deep fjords. The other one to a big city in the USA. The adoptive parents had no idea that there was a twin sister. Their sisterhood was meant to be kept a secret. However, destiny had other plans…

The film tells the remarkable story of the twin sisters through a parallel journey, until they meet again when they are 8 years old in Norway.

Twin Sisters is a powerful human story about sibling love, human dilemma and the game of fate. The film is made by the award-winning director and producer, Mona Friis Bertheussen and her production company Moment Film, based in Norway. www.momentfilm.no

Twin Sisters has also won several highly acclaimed awards, such as:

WINNER The Audience Award IDFA 2013
WINNER The Audience Award Goteborg International Film Festival 2014
WINNER Best Documentary Film Monte Carlo International Television Festival 2014
WINNER Best Documentary Film National TV Awards Gullruten 2014
WINNER Best Director National TV Awards Gullruten 2014
WINNER Best Documentary Film The Norwegian Documentary Film Festival 2014
WINNER The Audience Award The Norwegian Documentary Film Festival 2014
WINNER The Audience Award Edox Film Festival

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