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Son frère (2003)

Two brothers with a problematic relationship in the past, find together again when the elder one gets a dangerous disease and asks his brother to accompany him to several doctors.

Director:

Patrice Chéreau

Writers:

Philippe Besson (novel), Patrice Chéreau (scenario) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bruno Todeschini ... Thomas
Éric Caravaca ... Luc
Nathalie Boutefeu ... Claire
Maurice Garrel ... Le vieil homme
Catherine Ferran Catherine Ferran ... Head Doctor
Antoinette Moya Antoinette Moya ... La mère
Sylvain Jacques Sylvain Jacques ... Vincent
Fred Ulysse Fred Ulysse ... Le père
Robinson Stévenin Robinson Stévenin ... Manuel
Claudine Benichou Claudine Benichou
Véronique Iafrate Véronique Iafrate
Cathy Roudaut Cathy Roudaut
Sabrina Fessan Sabrina Fessan
Catherine Moulin Catherine Moulin
Sandrine Faccini Sandrine Faccini
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Storyline

Thomas is slowly dying. He has accepted this and has decided to wait for his death on the coast, at the house where he spent his childhood. His imminent death will nevertheless cause catastrophe for those around him, forcing them to re-examine their own existence, and thus prompt change in the course of their own lives. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

10 September 2003 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Son frère See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,802, 4 April 2004

Gross USA:

$22,834

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$131,195
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Sleep
Performed by Marianne Faithfull
Written by Marianne Faithfull, Frank McGuinness (as Frank McGuiness), Angelo Badalamenti
© ANLON MUSIC Co. (P) 1995 ISLAND RECORDS INC.
Avec l'aimable autorisation de Universal Music Projets Spéciaux
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reflection of yourself
15 April 2017 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

A film about death. and brotherhood. and the fight against yourself. and need of the other. and about forms of hope. all simple reflections of interior fights and profound intimacy, about fear and need to be near the other who represents, in real sense, part from yourself. a film as testimony about the genius of a great director. and about subtle, precise, touching acting. because it is one of the films with basic status as mirror for states of soul. the story as pretext for deep honesty. poetic. and cruel.


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