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R| 1 hr. 50 min.

Plot Summary
When Danish army officer Michael (Ulrich Thomsen) is sent to Afghanistan, his mission quickly goes awry, leading to his imprisonment. When news of Michael's disappearance and presumed death reaches home, his errant, drifter brother, Jannik (Nikolaj Lie Kaas), mends his ways to provide support for Michael's family and wife, Sarah (Connie Nielsen). Eventually, Jannik and Sarah develop deep feelings for one another. However, when Michael is rescued and returned home, things take a dark turn.

Cast: Connie Nielsen , Ulrich Thomsen , Nikolaj Lie Kaas , Bent Mejding , Solbjorg Hojfeldt , Sarah Juel Werner , Rebecca Logstrup , Bjarne Antonisen

Director: Susanne Bier

Genres: Drama

Distributor: IFC Films

Brothers (2004)

Release Date: May 6th, 2005|1 hr. 50 min.

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fan reviews ( 2 )
  • A drama of uncommon moral complexity, unexpected humor, convincing transformations (for good and bad) and, best of all, vibrant, unpredictable energy. In a movie landscape littered with dead souls, here's a live one. show more

  • Brothers is about how people change, how they can rise to an occasion, or sink to one. It's a tale of love and allegiance, of truth and the cruelties that men can bring to bear on one another. show more

  • Everyone involved -- actors, crew, director Susanne Bier and screenwriter Anders Thomas Jensen in their second collaboration -- are in peak form in this unflinching look at repressed feelings and emotional devastation. show more

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  • November 30, 2009 ruby7547
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    I feel that at this day and time this movie is really out of line!

  • September 18, 2009 Superact101
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    Great Movie! Good Scipt! Amazing Actors! Check out this movie!

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