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R| 1 hr. 44 min.

Plot Summary
"The Brother" (Joe Morton) is an alien and escaped slave on the run from his home planet. After he lands in New York City, he tries to adapt to life on the streets of Harlem. Although the Brother is mute, he does have great abilities at fixing machines, and he gets a job. As the Brother tries to blend in with his new culture, he finds an apartment and gradually makes friends. Meanwhile, he is pursued by two agents from his home world who are intent on returning there with him.

Cast: Joe Morton , Daryl Edwards , Steve James , Leonard Jackson , Bill Cobbs , Maggie Renzi , Tom Wright , Ren Woods

Director: John Sayles

Genres: Science fiction

Distributor: IFC Films

The Brother from Another Planet (1984)

Release Date: April 5th, 2002|1 hr. 44 min.

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