Release date:May 6, 2005
MPAA Rating:R (for brief sexuality and a scene of violence)
Screenwriter:Marieke van der Pol
Starring:Ellen Vogel, Thekla Reuten, Gudrun Okras, Nadja Uhl, Jeroen Spitzenberger, Roman Knizka, Julia Koopmans, Sina Richardt, Barbara Auer, Margarita Broich, Manfred-Paul Hanig, Janine Horsburgh, Ingo Naujoks, Betty Schuurman, Hans Somers, Jaap Spijkers, Manfred Tornelli
Set in Europe during World War II, "Twin Sisters," directed by Ben Sombogaart, is an epic drama that follows twin sisters Anna and Lotte who are separated after the death of their parents. Anna is sent to Nazi Germany, with her uncle and his family in a primitive, and strictly Catholic, farming environment. Lotte, ends up in the Netherlands, living with affluent and sophisticated relatives who valiantly shelter a Jewish family.