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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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Michael Craig ...
Douglas Dow
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Brig. Crieff
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Dr. Maitland
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Rosie
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Jack Baird
Robert Urquhart ...
Auctioneer
Mark Malicz ...
Benny-the-Pole
Jean Anderson ...
Matron
Lennox Milne ...
Miss Mailer
Helena Gloag ...
Auntie Belle
Marjorie Dalziel ...
Bank Lizzie
Marjorie Christie ...
Bun Mackenzie
Rona Newton-John ...
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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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LMF - Low Moral Fibre was the classification of those RAF airmen who refused to fly on operations in WWII. The men were swiftly demoted, transfered to another base or even sent to work down the coalmines. It is unlikely that the character Pink would have been classified as LMF at the Royal Military College Sandhurst as it trains officers for the British Army not the RAF. 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. 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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