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

 -  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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Dr. Maitland
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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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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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