Twins and Sexual Rivalry: Recasting the Wicked Sister in Thriller Films

  • Juliana de Nooy


Isabella Rossellini stars as Rachel Marks, a top West Coast fashion model searching for a more satisfying life. Her journey brings her to the office of therapist Jonathan McEwan (Aidan Quinn), an honest, sensitive and loving man. The two fall in love and all is well until Rachel becomes bored. Then she meets James, Jonathan’s identical twin brother. Identical in all but character. James is dangerous, untrustworthy and irresistible. Rachel finds herself torn between the caution and the thrills. As she continues down this difficult road, her life begins to swing completely out of control.


Contemporary Literature Female Twin Male Twin Twin Sister Walk Away 
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© Juliana de Nooy 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Juliana de Nooy
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  1. 1.University of QueenslandAustralia

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