• My Brother the Devil (2013)

My Brother the Devil

Release Date: March 22nd, 2013

DVD Release Date: September 17th, 2013

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary

Two teenage brothers have to face their prejudices head on to survive being young Arabs on the streets of London.

Cast: James Floyd, Said Taghmaoui, Fady Elsayed, Nasser Memarzia, Ashley Thomas, Letitia Wright, Aymen Hamdouchi, Arnold Oceng

Director: Sally El Hosaini

Genres: Crime drama , Drama

Production Co: Rooks Nest Entertainment, Film-Clinic

Keywords: Intense, Father, Brother, Emotional, 2010s, Growing up, Mother, House, London, Car, Forbidden love, Escape, Temptation

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    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

  • 70
    Mark JenkinsNPR

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

  • 75
    Rex ReedObserver

    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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