Brotherly Love (1970)
"Country Dance" (original title)

R  |   |  Drama  |  22 April 1970 (USA)
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In an upper-class British household, a crazy alcoholic, has an incestuous relationship with his sister, who is also capable of being fairly spirited herself.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Craig ...
Douglas Dow
Brig. Crieff
Dr. Maitland
Jack Baird
Robert Urquhart ...
Mark Malicz ...
Jean Anderson ...
Lennox Milne ...
Miss Mailer
Helena Gloag ...
Auntie Belle
Marjorie Dalziel ...
Bank Lizzie
Marjorie Christie ...
Bun Mackenzie
Rona Newton-John ...
Miss Scott


In an upper-class British household, a crazy alcoholic, has an incestuous relationship with his sister, who is also capable of being fairly spirited herself.

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Brotherly Love  »

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Great acting. When are we going to see a DVD release?
25 January 2012 | by See all my reviews

Well, there's another criminally underrated movie which is nowhere to be found. It's outrageous, really, not having this on DVD yet.

„Brotherly Love" would most likely become a cult classic. The story is interesting and O'Toole is always fascinating to watch.

It's better than most of the stuff we see today, just good old fashioned acting. Compelling social commentary, some good laughs and incredible performances, especially from O'Toole, make this worth watching. It's a shame "Brotherly Love" doesn't get more credit... but, hey, maybe we'll see a DVD release from MGM in this lifetime, and more people will actually get to see it.

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