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Twin Falls Idaho (1999)

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In this film, conjoined twins Blake and Francis Falls share many vital organs. They have come to the big city to find their long-lost mother and end their suffering. Befriending a prostitute, Blake reveals that Francis is dying. He must choose between dying with his brother or a risky operation.
Rating:
R (adult situations/language)
Genre:
Drama
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Studio:
Columbia TriStar

Cast

Michael Polish
as Francis Falls
Mark Polish
as Blake Falls
William Katt
as Surgeon
Teresa Hill
as Sissy
Ant
as Tre
Jill Andre
as Waitress
Holly Woodlawn
as Flamboyant At Party
Sasha Alexander
as Miss America
Socorro Mora
as Guadelupe
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All Critics (45) | Top Critics (8)

What makes it so haunting is the sensitivity to its lead characters and their unusual plight.

Full Review… | October 13, 2009
TheMovieReport.com

shares its themes with Dead Ringers and A Zed & Two Noughts, even if it is not as disturbing as the former, as downright weird as the latter, or as intelligent as either.

Full Review… | August 10, 2007
Eye for Film

Shares some themes with Lynch's The Elephant Man.

Full Review… | July 1, 2004
Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)

The Polish brothers make an auspicous debut, and establish a tone -- like it or not, they've delivered on it since then.

January 8, 2004

Beautiful, hypnotic film about Siamese twin brothers.

March 30, 2003

...straddles the stylistic gulf between David Lynch and the Coen brothers. It is a creepy film, beautiful in odd and disturbing ways.

August 23, 2002
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Audience Reviews for Twin Falls Idaho

½

Is an unusual movie. Its true, what you remember after the movie ends is the twins whispering in each other's ears.

Red Lats
Red Lats

Super Reviewer

Not a bad movie. The twins were fun to watch. Overall I don't give it more because I didn't connect with anyone, and I felt like I was supposed be emotional at the end and wasn't.

Curtis Lilly
Curtis Lilly

Super Reviewer

½

Extremely compelling and intriguing. It's a haunting film, but not in an unwatchable way. It's haunting in mmore of a darkly poetic way. What makes it watchable is the fact that it doesn't seek to be exploitative and disturbing in a David Lynch sort of way. This is a very interesting subject for a debut film, and a really good debut at that. The acting, especially from the three leads is really impressive, and is to be commended. This is not a film for all tastes, as there is a lack here of what most mainstream audiences crave for in a film, but as a moody, brooding, tragic love story indie/art house piece, Twin Falls Idaho succeeds immensely.

Chris Weber
Chris Weber

Super Reviewer

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