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critic reviews( 3 )
  • While on the surface, this is a variation on boyz-in-the-‘hood dramatic staples, the film is rooted in anglicized Arab culture yet universally accessible in its reflections on identity issues. It’s a very promising debut – slick, muscular, entertaining and emotionally satisfying. show more

  • Shot entirely in Hackney — a mostly ungentrified London borough — My Brother the Devil has a strong odor of authenticity. show more

  • It’s far superior to what usually comes out of the British slums in the genre of gangland thrillers. show more

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