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Bobby Sharfran is now in his late fifties and seems like an ordinary guy. However, the story he hides has recently become the subject of a critically-acclaimed documentary called Three identical Strangers. It all began back in 1980 when, the 19-year old was preparing to enter community college in New York. He was shocked to witness all the students calling him Eddy. In fact, Eddy Galland was another student at the college who turned out to be Bobby’s identical twin brother. They never knew about each other because they were separated at birth.
More than this, soon, a third identical brother appeared, David Kellman. They were once adopted by different families and they soon found themselves surrounded by local fame. However, things were soon about to get a dark twist. British director Tom Wardle helmed the new documentary which tells the entire story of these triplets. Cameras loved the three boys, with their curly dark hair, big brown eyes and big smiles. However, they were forced to show up wearing the same clothes, make the same moves, and even confess about having the same taste in women. But life went on, they got married, and even opened a restaurant together. They were still enjoying fame.
Three Identical Strangers
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The documentary follows the classic recipe and contains home-made movies, re-enactments, testimonies, and the presence of two of the brothers. It turned out that the boys were actually used as guinea pigs for a study of nature versus nurture. Their identities and triplet status were concealed from their adoptive families. But nobody can pay now because the adoption agency does not exist anymore.
The conclusion is dark, and we soon find out that one of the brothers is now forever gone. It seems that their past in different families and the different ways in which they were cared for made them completely unique. However, trying to force something that it’s not there cannot end well. And it didn’t.
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