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A Brother's Kiss (1997)

R | | Drama | 25 April 1997 (USA)
Two brothers, Lex and younger Mick, are living in Harlem. Mick is a policeman, and Lex, who spent youth years in reformatory because of injustice after he confronted the cop who tried to ... See full summary »

Director:

Seth Zvi Rosenfeld

Writers:

Seth Zvi Rosenfeld (play), Seth Zvi Rosenfeld (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nick Chinlund ... Lex
Michael Raynor ... Mick
Justin Pierce ... Young Lex
Joshua Danowsky Joshua Danowsky ... Young Mick
Cathy Moriarty ... Doreen
Richard Palmer Richard Palmer ... Jimmy
Scott Cohen ... Rapist
Jason Andrews Jason Andrews ... Cop #1
Kevin Thigpen Kevin Thigpen ... Cop #2
Frank Minucci Frank Minucci ... Uncle Mac
Aesha Waks ... Young Lex's Girlfriend (as Aesha)
Rafael Nunez Rafael Nunez ... Reefer-Kid
Erica Nicole Grier Erica Nicole Grier ... Nancy
Maurice Ballard Maurice Ballard ... Ball Player
Andre B. Blake ... Referee (as Andre Blake)
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Storyline

Two brothers, Lex and younger Mick, are living in Harlem. Mick is a policeman, and Lex, who spent youth years in reformatory because of injustice after he confronted the cop who tried to sodomize Mick on the street, is living with his wife Debbie trying to make ends meet and failing. One day Lex calls Mick - he has a problem... Written by Anonymous

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Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexuality, pervasive strong language, drug use and violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 April 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Beso de hermano See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$25,800, 27 April 1997

Gross USA:

$52,632

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$52,632
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Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color (Technicolor)
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Trivia

Although The Writer's Guild of America (WGA) mandates that Seth Zvi Rosenfeld be credited for his play and for screenplay, he is credited onscreen only with "written by," and his play is not mentioned. See more »

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Special thanks to the people of East Harlem and to The Twelve Tribes of Israel. See more »


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Intelligent character study.
9 November 1998 | by RigorSee all my reviews

This is an intelligent and extremely well acted character study of two working class brothers growing up in NYC. Their lives are tragically changed one night when they are terrorized and sexually assaulted by an off duty police officer. The young boys grow into men who eventually fall into their families dysfunction of drug abuse (the older brother) and emotional distance (the younger brother - who raped by the police officer grows up to himself become a cop). The cast includes well known actors such as Cathy Moriarty, Rose Perez and John Leguziamo in supporting roles.


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