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Brotherly Love (1970)

Country Dance (original title)
R | | Drama | 22 April 1970 (USA)
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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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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This was only the second time that Peter O'toole filmed in Ireland, the first being " The Lion in Winter ". See more »

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Sir Charles Ferguson: Mummy left me the most extraordinary amount of phenobarbital.
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Love Is the Sweetest Thing
Performed by Al Bowlly
Music and Lyrics by Ray Noble
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Great acting, fascinating script..
19 November 2001 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

The undoubted highlight of this movie is Peter O'Toole's performance. In turn wildly comical and terribly terribly tragic. Does anybody do it better than O'Toole? I don't think so. What a great face that man has!

The story is an odd one and quite disturbing and emotionally intense in parts (especially toward the end) but it is also oddly touching and does succeed on many levels. However, I felt the film basically revolved around Peter O'Toole's luminous performance and I'm sure I wouldn't have enjoyed it even half as much if he hadn't been in it.


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