Three Identical Strangers Reviews

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December 14, 2019
The cliché "stranger than fiction" is probably used a little too freely, but this really is that.
February 28, 2019
It combines interviews, archive footage and dramatic reconstructions to take us as close in to the story as possible, not coming to any conclusions. You won't be able to look away.
December 3, 2018
It never loses sight of the three scarred subjects at the core of the tale, and of the sense of profound injustice inflicted on blameless children. Unmissable.
November 28, 2018
It is as gripping as a first-contact sci-fi.
September 14, 2018
Like Morris's work, the film has an abstract side as well as a concrete one, carrying a unique story to a point where broader philosophical issues open up.
July 13, 2018
With an eye on what brings audiences in to see a documentary these days, director Tim Wardle has carefully fashioned his material with the structure of a thriller-at least, as best he could.
July 13, 2018
An engrossing, heartbreaking journey.
July 13, 2018
Zooms in on the nature versus nurture question that has entranced, irritated and boggled humans for centuries.
July 12, 2018
A documentary with a story so outlandish it might well have been rejected by a Hollywood studio had a screenwriter pitched it as the basis of a fictional movie.
July 11, 2018
The less you know about Three Identical Strangers going in, the better, so don't read this part until after you've seen the movie. And you should see it, because it's brilliantly made and contains riveting material.
July 6, 2018
We... come away with a deeper understanding of both the importance of nature and the awesome importance of loving, sensitive parenting.
July 5, 2018
Three Identical Strangers strikes at the heart of Jewish identity.
July 5, 2018
A lot is kept from the viewer, then parceled out in discrete chunks. The effect is of one of those long New Yorker-style pieces that blend storytelling with feats of reporting-the elaborate set-up that is a feint, to be dispelled in an act of revelation.
July 5, 2018
Tim Wardle's documentary contains as many twists as a great thriller.
July 5, 2018
A riveting, stranger-than-fiction documentary that plays out like a mystery novel.
July 5, 2018
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.
July 3, 2018
Wardle makes "Three Identical Strangers" as spellbinding as a great psychological thriller.
July 3, 2018
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.
June 29, 2018
Three Identical Strangers reminds us that even the most galvanizing visual evidence can be deceiving.
June 29, 2018
The best way to experience Tim Wardle's documentary Three Identical Strangers is to do so without knowing a single thing about it.
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