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My Brother's Wife (1989)

Barney is a guy who comes home for his father's funeral. Eleanor, his brother's wife who is Barney first love meets him and they go to the club where they first met. And Barney recalls how ... See full summary »

Director:

Jack Bender

Writers:

A.R. Gurney (play), Percy Granger (teleplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
John Ritter ... Barney
Mel Harris ... Eleanor Goldberg-Rusher
Dakin Matthews ... Charles Rusher
Lee Weaver
David Byron David Byron ... Billy Rusher
Polly Bergen ... Myra Gilbert
Richard Marion Richard Marion ... Photographer
Glenn Dixon Glenn Dixon ... Minister
Ruth C. Engel Ruth C. Engel ... Airplane Passenger
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Barney is a guy who comes home for his father's funeral. Eleanor, his brother's wife who is Barney first love meets him and they go to the club where they first met. And Barney recalls how things kept them apart like his need to act out at his father. And his fear of commitment. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Certificate:

PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 December 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La femme de mon frère See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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A TV movie made for the ABC network. See more »

Connections

Version of Te Laat Geboren (1985) See more »

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4 November 1999 | by Avril-2See all my reviews

A sensitive portrayal by the talented John Ritter, of the 'black sheep' of a rich family. The movie explores not only the relationship of a couple parted by circumstances but united by family ties, but also the relationship between a father and son who - like so many of us - couldn't seem to communicate. A heart-warming drama; sometimes funny, sometimes sad; always engaging.


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