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A Brother's Kiss (1997)

R | | Drama | 25 April 1997 (USA)
Two brothers, Lex and younger Mick, are living in Harlem. Mick is a policeman, and Lex, who spent youth years in reformatory because of injustice after he confronted the cop who tried to ... See full summary »

Director:

Seth Zvi Rosenfeld

Writers:

Seth Zvi Rosenfeld (play), Seth Zvi Rosenfeld (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nick Chinlund ... Lex
Michael Raynor ... Mick
Justin Pierce ... Young Lex
Joshua Danowsky Joshua Danowsky ... Young Mick
Cathy Moriarty ... Doreen
Richard Palmer Richard Palmer ... Jimmy
Scott Cohen ... Rapist
Jason Andrews Jason Andrews ... Cop #1
Kevin Thigpen Kevin Thigpen ... Cop #2
Frank Minucci Frank Minucci ... Uncle Mac
Aesha Waks ... Young Lex's Girlfriend (as Aesha)
Rafael Nunez Rafael Nunez ... Reefer-Kid
Erica Nicole Grier Erica Nicole Grier ... Nancy
Maurice Ballard Maurice Ballard ... Ball Player
Andre B. Blake ... Referee (as Andre Blake)
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Storyline

Two brothers, Lex and younger Mick, are living in Harlem. Mick is a policeman, and Lex, who spent youth years in reformatory because of injustice after he confronted the cop who tried to sodomize Mick on the street, is living with his wife Debbie trying to make ends meet and failing. One day Lex calls Mick - he has a problem... Written by Anonymous

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexuality, pervasive strong language, drug use and violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 April 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Beso de hermano See more »

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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color (Technicolor)
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Trivia

Although The Writer's Guild of America (WGA) mandates that Seth Zvi Rosenfeld be credited for his play and for screenplay, he is credited onscreen only with "written by," and his play is not mentioned. See more »

Crazy Credits

Special thanks to the people of East Harlem and to The Twelve Tribes of Israel. See more »


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Truly, Madly, Deeply
Performed by Skanga
Written by Graeme Hamilton & Sean Flowerdew
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Powerful, Thought Provoking Intense Movie
23 July 2009 | by micshinestrykeSee all my reviews

I've read some of the reviews and I agree with some and disagree strongly with others. I've seen this movie close to 6 times now, it's always on around 3-4 AM on the IFC channel, and I always end up watching it. Nick Chinlund gives an amazingly intense, powerful, and emotional performance as "Lex", the eldest brother who undergoes a transformation from below average working class family man that's down on his luck to full blown drug addict and street fiend who will do whatever he has to in order to get his next fix. From robbing his own brother, to his friends he slowly descends on a downward spiral that is so realistic Im shocked this movie did not get him noticed on a larger scale. If anybody has any relatives or friends who are addicts, you will understand how accurately he portrays this character "Lex". The supporting cast is great, you cant go wrong with John Leguizamo, Michael Rappaport, Rosie Perez & Marissa Tomei. I definitely recommend checking this movie out, I think it will surprise you!


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