• Publication date: March 6, 2012

The Memory Keeper's Daughter

A father separates his son from his twin sister at birth to prevent him and the mother from knowing she was born with Down syndrome.

Program data

Duration: 90

Production Year: 2008

MBC Max:

March 13, 2012 04:00 (KSA) ~ March 13, 2012 03:00 (CLT)

Dr. David Henry rushes his pregnant wife Norah to the hospital, whereshe delivers their son Paul.

However, Dr. Henry discovers that his wife was carrying twins and a baby girl named Phoebe is born.

Shortly after Phoebe's birth, he finds that she has Down Syndrome, and hands her over to Nurse Caroline, explaining that the death of his ill sister nearly destroyed their mother and he doesn't want Norah to go through that.

Instead, he instructs Caroline to take Phoebe to a nearby institution for the mentally ill but Caroline decides to take the baby home with her instead.


  • Jeremy Akerman
  • Heather Blom
  • Mary-Colin Chisholm
  • David Christoffel
  • Emma Colbert

Directed by: Mick Jackson