Twin Sisters

Tvillings√łstrene

film-roll Norway / Color / 58' / 2013

In 2003, two babies were found in a cardboard box in a Chinese village and were adopted into two different corners of the world. One of them ended up in a little vil-lage in Norway, surrounded by high mountains and deep fjords. The other one went to a big city in the USA. The adoptive parents had no idea that there was a twin sister. Their sisterhood was meant to be kept a secret. However, destiny had other plans… This is story about sibling love, human dilemma and the games of fate.

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Mona Friis Bertheussen

Mona Friis Bertheussen (b. 1975) was educated at the Norwegian School of Journal-ism in Oslo, and in Washington D.C. in the United States. She previously worked as a reporter for NRK and TV2, before starting her own production company, Moment TV, co-founded with Kaare Skard in 2003. Friis Bertheussen has made several documentaries for television, primarily produced for the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation NRK, and commercial television network TV2, but also for foreign TV-channels. Her documentary Welcome to Norway was awarded The Norwegian Government Human Rights Award.

Director
Mona Friis Bertheussen
Screenplay
Mona Friis Bertheussen
Cinematography
Hallgrim Haug
Editing
Erik Andersson
Mona Friis Bertheussen
Sound Design
Per Hansen
Willy Hetland
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