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1 hr. 34 min.

Plot Summary
Perry (Anthony Mackie) is a would-be painter struggling to find his voice as an artist and his identity as a black gay man. When his disapproving father kicks him out, he winds up in a homeless shelter where he meets a sympathetic gay poet named Bruce (Roger Robinson). As they get to know each other, Perry learns that Bruce was at the center of the 1920s and '30s Harlem Renaissance and faced many of the same prejudices and challenges in his day that Perry faces now.

Cast: Anthony Mackie , Roger Robinson , Larry Gilliard Jr. , Aunjanue Ellis , Duane Boutte , Daniel Sunjata , Alex Burns , Ray Ford

Director: Rodney Evans

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Wolfe Video

Brother to Brother (2004)

Release Date: November 5th, 2004|1 hr. 34 min.

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critic reviews (10)
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  • 50
    Carla Meyer San Francisco Chronicle

    Fascinating context but awkwardly told. show more

  • 63
    New York Daily News

    Evan succeeds in drawing a parallel about the lack of racial and sexual tolerance in both eras, but Perry's inner turmoil is nowhere near as interesting as the lively flashbacks. show more

  • 70
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    Fascinating and absorbing tale. show more

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