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The Brothers (1947)

| Drama | 7 July 1947 (UK)
The MacFarishes and the Macraes are lifelong enemies living on a remote island in the Western Isles of Scotland. Mary Lawson is a Scottish orphan brought up in a convent who arrives on the ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Patricia Roc ...
Will Fyffe ...
Aeneas McGrath
Maxwell Reed ...
Fergus Macrae
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Hector Macrae
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Dugald
Andrew Crawford ...
Willie McFarish
Duncan Macrae ...
John Macrae
Morland Graham ...
Angus McFarish
Megs Jenkins ...
Angustina McFarish
James Woodburn ...
Priest
David McAlister ...
George McFarish
Patrick Boxill ...
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The MacFarishes and the Macraes are lifelong enemies living on a remote island in the Western Isles of Scotland. Mary Lawson is a Scottish orphan brought up in a convent who arrives on the weekly steamer to come and work as a servant to the Macres. Mary is warned that she must have no dealings with the MacFarish family but living a lonely life she encourages the friendship of Will MacFarish with tragic consequences. Written by Mandemus

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Undiscovered Classic
26 November 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

A friend who had seen this obscure film recommended it and when it was on late one night I taped it and what a classic it is! It was on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation,the Federal Government free to air channel which plays great old black and white movies.

Similar to 49th Parallel in its depiction of people in conflict in a strong natural environment which is as beautiful as it is unforgiving.Should be more widely known for its great music,scenery and acting.

It's right up with Michael Powell's classics of the same time,release it on DVD now !!!


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