The Silent Twins (18) (Borderlines Film Festival)

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Event Description

An adventurous retelling of the extraordinary true story of June and Jennifer Gibbons, twins from the only Black family in Haverfordwest in Wales in the 1970s and ’80s, who grew up communicating only with each other.

As children, June and Jennifer live an isolated existence. Subject to bullying and racist abuse, they retreat into a fantasy world of artistic inspiration and adolescent desire. A spree of vandalism sees them committed, as young women, to a notorious institution where they can choose to separate and survive, or face mutual destruction. Their singular story could have been given relatively simple treatment, but Smoczyńska’s eerie, wildly inventive film uses formal flourishes to channel the inner lives of two talented and disturbed young women pushed to extremes.

DIRECTOR: Agnieszka Smoczynska
STARRING: Letitia Wright, Tamara Lawrance, Nadine Marshall

Show times

*Please note: Film starts at advertised time*
Wednesday 8th March at 8pm
Monday 13th March at 4.30pm


Wednesday 8 March 2023


Malvern Theatres


Malvern Theatres

WR14 3HB

01684 892277

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