Tales from the Crypt: Season 2, Episode 17

My Brother's Keeper (24 Jul. 1990)

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The reckless Eddie and the correct Frank are Siamese brothers connected by their waists. Eddie wants to convince Frank to be submitted to a surgery with 50% of chances of success, but Frank... See full summary »

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Frank
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Marie
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Valerie Bickford ...
Dominatrix
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Crypt Keeper (voice)
Charles Stransky ...
Detective
Connie Johnson ...
Attractive Nurse (as C.J. Johnson)
Trixie Hall ...
Bimbette
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The reckless Eddie and the correct Frank are Siamese brothers connected by their waists. Eddie wants to convince Frank to be submitted to a surgery with 50% of chances of success, but Frank is afraid. When Frank meets Marie in a bar, he falls in love for her and decides to risk. But a secret is disclosed with fatal consequences, affecting the relationship of the brothers. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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We Are Free, Not Freak
9 July 2006 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

The reckless Eddie (Timothy Stack) and the correct Frank (Jonathan Stack) are Siamese brothers connected by their waists. Eddie wants to convince Frank to be submitted to a surgery with 50% of chances of success, but Frank is afraid. When Frank meets Marie (Jessica Harper) in a bar, he falls in love for her and decides to risk. But a secret is disclosed with fatal consequences, affecting the relationship of the brothers.

"My Brother's Keeper" is another good episode of "Tales from the Crypt". The dark story has two good twists, a surprising first one but the last one is predictable. Further, it is a chance to see Jessica Harper, the unforgettable Phoenix of "Phantom of Paradise". My vote is nine.

Title (Brazil): "Jogo de Cintura" ("Waist Game")


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