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A Brother's Kiss (1997)

 -  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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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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Use Me
(1995)
Performed by Aaron Neville
Written by Bill Withers
Published by Interior Music Corp. (EMI)
Aaron Nevile appears courtesy of A&M Records. Ltd.
By Arrangement with Polygram Film & TV Licensing
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A movie that should be watched by anyone who thinks drug experimentation is harmless,
9 October 1999 | by (Lahaina, Hawaii) – See all my reviews

This is a powerful movie about the love between two bothers.One experiments with drugs and is swept away from his family and eventually reality. Nick Chinlund as "Lex" gives a powerful and disturbing performance as the brother destroyed by drugs. An Academy Award nomination was deserved!!!


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