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Bound by Flesh

Bound by Flesh

Original Title: Bound by Flesh
Directors: Leslie Zemeckis
USA
English
91 min min
ReelWomen
Docufest

Synopsis:
The Hilton sisters’ incredible story begins in England in the early 1900s when their mother, after discovering she had given birth to conjoined twins, sold the babies to a woman who viewed the girls exclusively as “cash cows.” Their new caretaker/manager put the young pair on display in the back of pubs, eventually taking them on tour in carnivals and circuses. When the twins came to America, they instantly became a gigantic success, but the 23-year-old sisters were unable to cope with the dishonest agents and managers that would exploit them over and over again throughout their lives. Leslie Zemeckis’ compelling documentary explores the colorful, tragic lives of the world’s most famous conjoined twins.

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Sponsors
Jeanne Randall Malkin Family Foundation
John and Jacolyn Bucksbaum Family Foundation