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.

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

Oct 13, 2009 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

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.

Aug 10, 2007 | Full Review…

Shares some themes with Lynch's The Elephant Man.

Jul 1, 2004 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

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

Jan 8, 2004 | Rating: 4/5

Beautiful, hypnotic film about Siamese twin brothers.

Mar 30, 2003 | Rating: 5/5

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

Aug 23, 2002 | Rating: A-

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

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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

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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

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God bless the Polish brothers.

Anthony Valletta
Anthony Valletta

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