• His Brother (2003)

His Brother

Release Date: 2003

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary

A gravely ill man (Bruno Todeschini) leaves the hospital and moves to a seaside house with his younger sibling (Éric Caravaca).

Cast: Bruno Todeschini, Éric Caravaca, Nathalie Boutefeu, Catherine Ferran, Sylvain Jacques, Antoinette Moya, Robinson Stévenin, Fred Ulysse

Director: Patrice Chéreau

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Elizabeth WeitzmanNew York Daily News

    Chéreau keenly understands both his characters and their unwanted world, from the dehumanization that occurs the moment one enters a hospital to the hope and fear that take over when one leaves. show more

  • 100
    David SterrittChristian Science Monitor

    Beneath its surface of chronic suffering and hospital details, Chereau's best drama etches a humane, sensitive, and richly moving portrait of fraternal love struggling to mitigate human frailty. show more

  • 60
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    While its two credible leads are certainly up to the challenge, there's a relentless claustrophobia that prevents the film from taking on a fully dimensional life of its own. show more

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