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My Brother Tom (2001)

A teenage girl, Jessica, befriends a teenage boy called Tom, who is bullied by a local gang. She is abused by Jack, who is both her neighbour and school teacher, and Tom is sexually abused ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jessica
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Tom
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Sarah
Michael Erskine ...
Ian
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Jack
Judith Scott ...
Jessica's Mum
Michael Tucek ...
Gang Leader
Michael Power ...
Gang Sidekick
Daniel Bliss ...
Gang Boys
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Gang Boys
Craig Vye ...
Gang Boys
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Jessica's Dad
Emily Barrett ...
Nicola
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Father Felix
Jonathan Hackett ...
Tom's Dad
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A teenage girl, Jessica, befriends a teenage boy called Tom, who is bullied by a local gang. She is abused by Jack, who is both her neighbour and school teacher, and Tom is sexually abused by his father. Together they bond in the woods, creating a private reality that no-one else can enter. Written by Gabriel Jones <gabrieljones@hotmail.com>

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Tom: What's your name?
[she walks off]
Tom: Hey, virgin, what's your name?
Jessica: Stupid!
Tom: What's your name?
Jessica: What's yours?
Tom: Tom. So...
Jessica: It's a secret.
Tom: Alright.
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Referenced in Don't Try This at Home: Von Dogma bis Dogville (2006) See more »

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Come on Eileen
Written by Kevin Rowland, James Paterson and Kevin Adams
Performed by Dexys Midnight Runners
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one of the best films seen this year
30 May 2002 | by (munster, germany) – See all my reviews

very surprised, too, to read so many bad comments. this is, at the very least, the best british film i ve seen this year. very strong, very emotional, very black&white: if u don't like that, do not go. else: IT S A MUST. (ps: FANTASTIC phtography by robby mueller. yes, handheld camera, nevertheless: FANTASTIC)

-funtoosh


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