Three Identical Strangers
THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS returns for Documentary Encore week on August 31st!
Tim Wardle’s acclaimed documentary THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS, winner of Sundance Film Festival’s Special Jury Award, is an amazing, incredible, remarkable true story.
Three strangers are reunited by astonishing coincidence after being born identical triplets, separated at birth, and adopted by three different families. Their jaw-dropping, feel-good story instantly becomes a global sensation complete with fame and celebrity, however, the fairy-tale reunion sets in motion a series of events that unearth an unimaginable secret –– a secret with radical repercussions for us all.
Winner of Sundance Film Festival’s Special Jury Award, THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS is an exuberant celebration of family that transforms into a thriller with colossal implications and proof that life truly is stranger than fiction. (2018, Tim Wardle, U.S., English, 96 min., PG-13, CC available, DCP)
“Well after the astonishment of its narrative fades, “Three Identical Strangers” is a movie to make you think twice about your own siblings – and maybe take a long look in the mirror at yourself.” — Ty Burr, The Boston Globe
“So bizarre is the tale that Tim Wardle tells, in his new documentary, and so unnervingly mixed the emotions that it provokes, that the less you know about it beforehand the better.” — Anthony Lane, The New Yorker
“Three Identical Strangers reminds us that even the most galvanizing visual evidence can be deceiving.” — Justin Chang, The Los Angeles Times
“Entertaining, thought-provoking and filled with surprises, it scores the equivalent of a cinematic hat trick.” — Brian Lowry, CNN.com
“Ultimately, Three Identical Strangers offers a startling meditation on the long-held debate between nature and nurture.” — Evan Saathoff, Birth. Movies. Death.