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PG-13| 1 hr. 36 min.

Plot Summary
Visiting his Alabama hometown for his sister's funeral, an enigmatic black man, John Kane (Sidney Poitier), is appalled by the discrimination and hatred he witnesses. There is a strike going on at the same time as the funeral, and some in the community assume he is an outside agitator. In reality, Kane is a messenger from heaven sent to assess mankind's worthiness of redemption. Although dismayed by the atrocities he sees, Kane is not ready to give up on human beings just yet.

Cast: Sidney Poitier , Will Geer , Beverly Todd , Bradford Dillman , Ramon Bieri , Warren Kemmerling , Lincoln Kilpatrick , P. Jay Sidney

Director: James Goldstone

Genres: Drama

Brother John (1971)

Release Date: January 1st, 1971|1 hr. 36 min.

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