The Silent Twins (film)

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The Silent Twins
Directed by Jon Amiel
Starring David Blackburn
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
Running time 85 minutes
Original release
  • 19 January 1986 (1986-01-19)

The Silent Twins is a 1986 television film directed by Jon Amiel. It was broadcast as Season 2, Episode 2 of Screen Two.

The Silent Twins is based on the true story of June and Jennifer Gibbons, identical twins who grew up in Wales. They got the nickname "The Silent Twins" because they only communicated with each other. Both women were committed to Broadmoor Mental Health Hospital for 14 years.

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