'The Identical' evokes Elvis' era with a weird twist | The Salt Lake Tribune

September 4, 2014 9:02 PM

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The loopy drama "The Identical" takes an intriguing "what if" scenario — what if Elvis Presley’s stillborn twin brother had lived? — and spins it into something truly bizarre.

The film starts in Depression-era Alabama, where the dirt-poor Hemsleys (Brian Geraghty, Amanda Crew) make the hard decision to give one of their twin baby boys to Reece Wade (Ray Liotta), a traveling evangelist, and his wife, Louise (Ashley Judd), who is unable to have children. The Wades raise the...

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