THE TWIN (2021) Preview of Finnish horror



‘Some secrets are so evil…’

The Twin is a 2021 Finnish horror film about a young mother who needs to confront the unbearable truth about her surviving twin son.

Directed by Taneli Mustonen (Lake Bodom) from a screenplay co-written with producer Aleksi Hyvärinen.

The Don Films production stars Teresa Palmer (Lights Out; Warm BodiesA Discovery of Witches), Steven Cree (Terminator: Dark Fate), Tristan Ruggeri, Barbara Marten (The Turning) and Ergo Küppas.



A young mother is haunted by the violent death of one of her twins. As she and her partner set out to rebuild their lives in the Scandinavian countryside, they soon come to realise that some secrets are so evil, they need to be buried twice…

Distribution and release date:

Sales and production company Film Constellation is currently marketing The Twin at the Cannes Film Festival. The Twin has been selected to take part in Frontières Platform, the genre-focused event run by Fantasia and Cannes’ Marché du Film.


The Twin is backed by Shudder, Playtime, Nordisk Film, the Finnish Film Foundation, Estonian Film Institute and the Finnish television channel MTV3.

Cast and characters:

Teresa Palmer … Rachel
Steven Cree … Anthony
Tristan Ruggeri … Elliot / Nathan
Barbara Marten … TBC
Ergo Küppas … Villager

Filming locations:

Tallinn, Estonia from March 18, 2021.

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Initial source: Variety

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