Humberto Fuentes is a wealthy doctor whose wife has recently died. In spite of the advice of his children, he takes a trip to visit his former students who now work in impoverished villages... See full summary »
Dan Rivera González
Seven former college friends, along with a few new friends, gather for a weekend reunion at a summer house in New Hampshire to reminisce about the good old days, when they got arrested on the way to a protest in Washington, DC.
In an economically devastated Alaskan town, a fisherman with a troublesome past dates a woman whose young daughter does not approve of him. When he witnesses the murder of his shady brother, he, the woman and the kid run to the wilderness.
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio,
The Brother is an alien who has crash-landed on Earth, in New York City. While mute, strongly empathic, and able to fix things, he resembles a Black man with strange feet. His attempt to make a place for himself in Harlem is an allegory for the immigrant experience in the United States. Meanwhile, two bounty hunters from the Brother's home planet arrive and try to capture him.Written by
According to "The Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy Film Review", John Sayles had signed on to write the script for Steven Spielberg's abandoned alien visitors film "Night Skies" just before this. See more »
After Little Earl takes off his band-aid, and The Brother heals
his knee, the band-aid reappears where his cut was. See more »
[talking about The Brother]
What am I supposed to do?
You the city, Sam. Figure out where to put him.
Okay. The Hilton. You got the tab?
What they pay you for?
I just make phone calls. You want him out, you could call the cops.
Cops? Oh, man.
He knew the death seat when he sat down on it.
It's not like I got to drum up more business for the city, you know?
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The only Science fiction movie that is better than this is ``The Day the Earth Stood Still''. This is just a great movie. This is a thinking mans movie. If you want Star Wars this is not for you. As with all the best Science Fiction this is a movie about human kind in the present and not alien life-forms in some distant future.
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