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The Brother from Another Planet (1984)

The Brother from Another Planet
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Joe Morton Joe Morton
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Rosanna Carter Rosanna Carter
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Ray Ramirez Ray Ramirez
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Yves Rene Yves Rene
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Peter Richardson Peter Richardson
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Ginny Yang Ginny Yang
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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.
Release date: 8 November 1984
UPC: 084296401611
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