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My Brother's Wife (1989)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  17 December 1989 (USA)
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Barney is the black sheep of a rich family. He meets and falls in love Elanor at a family Christmas party. But, she falls for his brother instead, which leaves Barney and Elanor feuding. ... See full summary »

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Barney is the black sheep of a rich family. He meets and falls in love Elanor at a family Christmas party. But, she falls for his brother instead, which leaves Barney and Elanor feuding. Later on, Barney gets drafted to the army, and when he gets out, he leaves the state. 27 years later, he comes back home for his father's funeral and he meets up with Elanor, which causes problems. Written by Shawn Ashley

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4 November 1999 | by (Hampshire, England) – See all my reviews

A sensitive portrayal by the talented John Ritter, of the 'black sheep' of a rich family. The movie explores not only the relationship of a couple parted by circumstances but united by family ties, but also the relationship between a father and son who - like so many of us - couldn't seem to communicate. A heart-warming drama; sometimes funny, sometimes sad; always engaging.


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