During an interview with ComingSoon, The Silent Twins star Letitia Wright went into detail about why the film’s story appealed to her personally.
When asked about why The Silent Twins connected with her, Wright revealed that she loves stories of justice that follow people fighting for their beliefs.
“The fact that their voices were pushed to side and how society related to them. The society around them, the community around them, didn’t understand them, and instead of working a little bit harder to understand them, they kind of boxed them away,” Wright explained. “And I think for me, I’m a sucker for stories of justice and stories of just people fighting something that’s greater than them. I always like to portray that and bring that to the screen. Something that can be impactful for the audience members.
“So I feel like this story really embodies all of that. Not only strength but creativity and just taking a look at society and showing us that if we get things wrong, if we misdiagnose young people in a way that is unhealthy, we could ruin their lives. How do we learn from that? There’s so many layers to this film, and I love the conversations that’s being started with it, but … there’s a lot to unpack.”
“The Silent Twins is the astounding true story of twin sisters who only communicated with one another,” reads the film’s synopsis. “As a result, they created a rich, fascinating world to escape the reality of their own lives. Based on the best-selling book The Silent Twins, the film stars Letitia Wright and Tamara Lawrance.”