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The Brother from Another Planet

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Directed by John Sayles
United States, 1984
Comedy, Sci-Fi

Synopsis

Joe Morton stars in this dramatic comedy, set in New York City in the early 1980s, as “The Brother,” an alien and escaped slave who, while fleeing “Another Planet,” has crash-landed in Upper New York Harbor.

Synopsis

Joe Morton stars in this dramatic comedy, set in New York City in the early 1980s, as “The Brother,” an alien and escaped slave who, while fleeing “Another Planet,” has crash-landed in Upper New York Harbor.

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The Brother from Another PlanetDirected byJohn Sayles

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Awards & Festivals

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Sundance Film Festival
1985 | Winner: Dramatic Non-Competition (Special Jury Recognition)
Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival
1984 | 2 wins including: Best Actor (Caixa de Catalunya)

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