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Please help me identify this plot device

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IndridCold Thu 19-Nov-15 11:24:59

I was watching a film last night, and there is a female character who cannot understand her husband's mood changes. It turns out she is married to identical twins.

I am sure that I read this same plot in a book, but cannot remember which one. It's definitely not the book of the film.

CoteDAzur Thu 19-Nov-15 15:12:40

The Prestige? Fantastic film.

Hygge Thu 19-Nov-15 15:21:37

What was the film called?

Hygge Thu 19-Nov-15 15:24:41

I googled and there's a book called Deceptions, but that's female twins swapping places.

IndridCold Thu 19-Nov-15 15:26:07

Yes, it was the Prestige smile, didn't mention it in case people hadn't seen it.

But I'm sure that I've read that same twist in a book too.

IndridCold Thu 19-Nov-15 15:30:17

No, not Deceptions.

CoteDAzur Thu 19-Nov-15 15:45:02

Dead Ringers is another extraordinary film that is based on the same premise. A younger Jeremy Irons plays both twins <swoon>

millionsofpeaches Thu 19-Nov-15 15:50:13

It's sort of in one of the Number One Ladies Detective Agency books where a Dr and his twin are swapping about. One is qualified, one is not.

iklboo Thu 19-Nov-15 15:52:22

Double Take by Brenda Joyce?

iklboo Thu 19-Nov-15 15:53:49

Ah no, that's sisters again.

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