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 why The silent twins connected with her, Wright revealed that she loves justice stories that follow people fighting for their beliefs.
“The fact that their voices were pushed to the side and how society treated them. The society around them, the society around them, didn’t understand them, and instead of working a little harder to understand them, they discarded them on a way off,” Wright explained. “And I think for me, I’m a sucker for stories of justice and stories of people fighting against something bigger than them. I always like to portray that and bring it to the screen. Something that can have meaning for the audience.
“So I feel like this story really embodies all of that. Not just strength, but creativity and just looking at society and showing us that if we get it wrong, if we misdiagnose young people in a way that’s unhealthy, we can destroy their lives. How do we learn from it? There are so many layers to this film, and I love the conversations it starts, but … there’s a lot to unpack.”
“The silent twins is the astonishing true story of twin sisters who only communicated with each other,” the film’s synopsis reads. “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 twinsthe film stars Letitia Wright and Tamara Lawrence.”