Bizarre and dark documentary ‘Three Identical Strangers’ on Netflix from today: ‘A particularly beautiful and tragic story’ | Netflix News

Bizarre and dark documentary ‘Three Identical Strangers’ on Netflix from today: ‘A particularly beautiful and tragic story’ | Netflix News
Bizarre and dark documentary ‘Three Identical Strangers’ on Netflix from today: ‘A particularly beautiful and tragic story’ | Netflix News
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The acclaimed and surprisingly dark documentary Three Identical Strangers can be seen on Netflix from today. The documentary tells the bizarre story of three boys who are complete strangers, but discover that they are actually identical triplets. The title is receiving very good reviews, with an impressive near-perfect score of 96% on Rotten Tomatoes and a 3.52 here on MovieMeter. An absolute viewing tip for fans with a Netflix subscription.

Three Identical Strangers is a 2018 documentary that follows the story of three brothers who meet by chance as adults after years of growing up apart. The story begins when Robert Shafran is greeted as a famous person on his first day at university in New York. He soon discovers that he has an identical twin brother, Edward Galland. The brothers were separated at a young age and grew up in different families. Together they also discover that they have a third brother, named David Kellman.

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Furthermore, the documentary explores the story of the three brothers and how their incredible story brings them close together as they also struggle with the loss of their childhood and coming to terms with their history. But the film goes beyond just the brothers’ story, it also explores the ethical implications of the research and placement of children in shelters and foster homes. It turns out that the brothers were part of a scientific study into natural and educational influences on personality and behavior. This study, conducted by the Psychology Department of New York University, attracted much criticism and raised questions about the integrity of scientific research.

Who is still in doubt? Three Identical Strangers give it a chance, you might be convinced by the reviews the title is getting. For example, critics have given it a very impressive score of 96% on Rotten Tomatoes, and the general public on the same site has scored 88%. On IMDb the documentary is rated with a nice 7.2 and here on MovieMeter people are also enthusiastic with a score of 3.52 out of 5. The fact that the documentary is well received is also clearly reflected in the reactions here on the site have been left behind. For example, user wwelover writes: ‘I’m really not a big documentary fan, but I thought this was very strong. And I also like that it is put together in a traditional way. Very intriguing subject and beautifully told. Too bizarre for words actually. Sometimes maybe a bit loud with the music. But all in all a very beautiful and tragic story.’ User james_cameron is also enthusiastic and writes: ‘This incredible and often tragic story unfolds like a thriller, packed with bizarre developments and unexpected twists. Stranger than fictionthat’s what you call it.’

Judge for yourself? Three Identical Strangers can be viewed on Netflix since today.

The article is in Dutch

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