Separate Lives (1996)
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The remarkable story of conjoined twins from Pakistan and the pioneering operation that gave them a chance at a new life.

Separate Lives premiered on Discovery (Canada) and was broadcast around the world to huge audiences on Discovery Channel and The Learning Channel (USA) among others. Aired as part of the popular British BBC1 science series, Living Proof, it captured an audience of over four million viewers to become the most popular episode of the series


Gemini Award for Best Science, Technology, Nature and Environment Documentary (1998)

Cable Ace Award nominee (1997)


“Separate Lives is a powerful television documentary, one that shows what the medium can do when it goes beyond providing mere entertainment.” – Marke Andrews, Vancouver Sun

“I was caught up in the drama of two little lives in the balance… the result is far more dramatic than anything you’ll ever see on ER.” – Jim Bawden, Toronto Star

“Bittersweet and disturbing… Separate Lives is an example of how a good documentary can humanize medical stories beyond just a scientific how-to.” – Claire Bickley, Toronto Sun