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Brothers' Destiny (1995)

PG | | Drama | TV Movie 7 May 1996
Two orphans go on a trek cross country to find a home at Boys Town.

Director:

Dean Hamilton

Writer:

Keith O'Leary
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Danny Aiello ... Duke
Rick Aiello ... Yale Preacher
Donald Borza II ... Train Cop
Alex Doduk Alex Doduk ... Martin
Robin Dunne ... Clay Berry
Will Estes ... Michael Murphy
Daniella Evangelista ... Pretty Girl
Peter Flemming Peter Flemming ... Dr. Hale
Tyler Jay Tyler Jay ... Jimmy
Kris Kristofferson ... Davis
Keegan MacIntosh Keegan MacIntosh ... John Murphy
Don MacKay ... Henry (as Don McKay)
John Novak ... Daniel Murphy
Sheila Patterson Sheila Patterson ... Sister Elizabeth
Robert Prosky ... Father Tierney
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Two orphans go on a trek cross country to find a home at Boys Town.

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Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for an emotional death scene and some mild violence
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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 May 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

He Ain't Heavy See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Inspired by "Boys Town" (USA/1938), starring Spencer Tracy as Father Flanagan and co-starring Mickey Rooney. See more »

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The Great Depression
10 April 2017 | by SnowgoSee all my reviews

While I think this is a good story and had some good acting (Danny Aiello), there wasn't a happy moment in the movie. It was all depressing. When the kid they were traveling with got caught (and charged with kidnapping?) and then the homeless people that helped the kids got beaten up by FBI or investigators, that was enough for me. I don't know why the screenwriter insisted on writing a movie where no one was ever happy.., not even for a moment. By the way, having a kids' parents burned like that is not the way to start a movie. This should have been a movie about liberation and possibilities. The tone was more like terror and violence, though. The fact that I still gave it six stars shows that it had something. It could have been great.


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