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My Brother's Wife (TV Movie 1989) - Plot Summary Poster

(1989 TV Movie)

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  • Barney is a guy who comes home for his father's funeral. Eleanor, his brother's wife who is Barney first love meets him and they go to the club where they first met. And Barney recalls how things kept them apart like his need to act out at his father. And his fear of commitment.

  • Barney is the black sheep of a rich family. He meets and falls in love Elanor at a family Christmas party. But, she falls for his brother instead, which leaves Barney and Elanor feuding. Later on, Barney gets drafted to the army, and when he gets out, he leaves the state. 27 years later, he comes back home for his father's funeral and he meets up with Elanor, which causes problems.


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  • This movie is about a man (Ritter) who is in love with his brother's wife (Mel Harris) and how the emotional distress of his never being able to have her changes his life.

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