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Brotherly Love (1970)

Country Dance (original title)
R | | Drama | 22 April 1970 (USA)
Controversial tragicomedy about a brother's obsessive love for his sister. Having left her husband, Hilary moves in with her unbalanced brother, Pink, who uses wit and humor to hide his amorous yearnings.

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Controversial tragicomedy about a brother's obsessive love for his sister. Having left her husband, Hilary moves in with her unbalanced brother, Pink, who uses wit and humor to hide his amorous yearnings.

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This was only the second time that Peter O'toole filmed in Ireland, the first being " The Lion in Winter ". See more »

Quotes

Sir Charles Ferguson: Remember the nice things. Reared in exile by a card-cheating, scandal ruined daddy. A mummy who gave us gin for milk. Ours was such a beautifully disgusting childhood.
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Love Is the Sweetest Thing
Performed by Al Bowlly
Music and Lyrics by Ray Noble
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Stagey Drama/Comedy
4 August 2003 | by (Portland, Or.) – See all my reviews

A somewhat typical bit of filmmaking from this era. Obviously, It was first conceived into this world for the stage, but nonetheless a very good film from beginning to end. Peter O'Toole and Susannah York get to do their stage performance act for the silver screen and both do it effectively. There is very little in the way of story and anyone not familiar with this type of off beat character study may be a little put off by it. All in all, though, A good film in which Peter O'Toole and Susannah York get to overact.


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