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A Brother's Kiss (1997)

R  |   |  Drama  |  25 April 1997 (USA)
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Two brothers, Lex and younger Mick, are living in Harlem. Mick is a policeman, and Lex, who spent youth years in reformatory because of injustice after he confronted the cop who tried to ... See full summary »

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Lex
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Richard Palmer ...
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Jason Andrews ...
Cop #1
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Frank Minucci ...
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Erica Nicole Grier ...
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Two brothers, Lex and younger Mick, are living in Harlem. Mick is a policeman, and Lex, who spent youth years in reformatory because of injustice after he confronted the cop who tried to sodomize Mick on the street, is living with his wife Debbie trying to make ends meet and failing. One day Lex calls Mick - he has a problem... Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for strong sexuality, pervasive strong language, drug use and violence | See all certifications »
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Although The Writer's Guild of America (WGA) mandates that Seth Zvi Rosenfeld be credited for his play and for screenplay, he is credited onscreen only with "written by," and his play is not mentioned. See more »

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Special thanks to the people of East Harlem and to The Twelve Tribes of Israel. See more »

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Hole in the Bucket
(1994)
Performed by Spearhead
Written by Michael Franti & Mary Harris
Administered by Polygram International Publishing (ASCAP)
Spearhead appears courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets
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Intelligent character study.
9 November 1998 | by (Chicago, USA) – See all my reviews

This is an intelligent and extremely well acted character study of two working class brothers growing up in NYC. Their lives are tragically changed one night when they are terrorized and sexually assaulted by an off duty police officer. The young boys grow into men who eventually fall into their families dysfunction of drug abuse (the older brother) and emotional distance (the younger brother - who raped by the police officer grows up to himself become a cop). The cast includes well known actors such as Cathy Moriarty, Rose Perez and John Leguziamo in supporting roles.


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