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Three identical strangers / Neon and CNN Films present ; a Raw production ; in association with Channel 4 ; directed by Tim Wardle ; produced by Becky Read ; producer, and developed by Grace Hughes-Hallett.

Wardle, Tim, (film director.). Read, Becky, (film producer.). Hughes-Hallett, Grace, (film producer.). Shafran, Robert, 1961- (commentator,, on-screen participant.). Galland, Eddy, 1961-1995 (on-screen participant.). Kellman, David, 1961- (commentator,, on-screen participant.). Saunderson, Paul, (composer.). Harte, Michael (Film editor), (editor of moving image work.). Cragg, Tim, (director of photography.). Neon (Firm), (presenter.). CNN Films (Firm), (presenter.). Raw TV (Firm), (production company.). Channel Four (Great Britain) (production company.). Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm), (publisher.). Criterion-on-Demand (Firm), (distributor.).

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  • Physical Description: 1 streaming video file (97 minutes) : sound, color with black and white sequences
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
  • Distributor: Vaughan, ON : Criterion-on-Demand, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a documentary film in 2018.
Program content: ©2018.
"The most amazing, incredible, remarkable true story ever told"--Container.
Restrictions on Access Note:
Access restricted to subscribers.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Editor, Michael Harte ; original score, Paul Saunderson ; director of photography, Tim Cragg.
Participant or Performer Note:
Featuring Bobby Shafran, Eddy Galland, David Kellman.
Summary, etc.:
The astonishing true story of three men who make the chance discovery, at the age of nineteen, that they are identical triplets, separated at birth and adopted to different parents. The trio's joyous reunion in 1980 catapults them to fame but it also sets in motion a chain of events that unearths an extraordinary and disturbing secret that goes far beyond their own lives, a secret that goes to the very heart of all human behavior.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13 (parents strongly cautioned; some material may be inappropriate for children under 13) for some mature thematic material.
System Details Note:
Content available as downloadable file or streaming video.
Awards Note:
Sundance Film Festival 2018, Special Jury Prize
Source of Description Note:
Title from distributor's web site (viewed Nov. 15th, 2018)
Subject: Shafran, Robert, 1961-
Galland, Eddy, 1961-1995.
Kellman, David, 1961-
Triplets > United States > Biography.
Adopted children > United States > Biography.
Brothers > United States > Biography.
Human experimentation in medicine > Case studies.
Genre/Form: Streaming videos.
Documentary films.
Biographical films.
Nonfiction films.

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