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Brother From Another Planet
My Rating:
(out of 5 stars)
3 Stars
Brother From Another Planet Poster
Primary Location: First Saw: In Theatre Saw at/with: With Jessica
Rating: Unknown Year: 1984 Category: Sci-Fi
Director: John Sayles Time: 108:00:00 min. Writer: John Sayles

Reviews
Mine: Interesting and uniuqe Sci-Fi movie. Very well writtien, directed and acted.
Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis: Amiable, ingenious contemporary fantasy, filmed on a shoestring, about a black visitor from another planet who (like Chance in BEING THERE) impresses most of the people he meets because he doesn't say a word--and lets them do all the talking! Falls apart toward the end with a subplot about some drug dealers; but still worthwhile. Full of fine dialogue by writer-director Sayles, who, as usual, gives himself a funny role (as one of the Brother's outer-space pursuers).
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Cast
Joe Morton as:
The Brother
Caroline Aaron as:
Randy Sue Carter
Alvin Alexis as:
Willis
David Babcock as:
Phil
Edward Baran as:
Mr Vance
Dee Dee Bridgewater as:
Malverne Davis
Reggie Rock Bythewood as:
Rickey
Rosanna Carter as:
West Indian Woman