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Brothers

2 Ratings: 4.0
A movie directed by Jim Sheridan

Thirty-something Captain Sam Cahill and his younger brother Tommy Cahill, are polar opposites. A Marine about to embark on his fourth tour of duty, Sam is a steadfast family man married to his high school sweetheart, the aptly named Grace, with whom … see full wiki

Tags: Movies, Drama, War, Remake
Director: Jim Sheridan
Release Date: December 4th, 2009 (limited)
MPAA Rating: R
2 reviews about Brothers
review by . November 18, 2010
This grim tale raises many questions that need to be addressed
This 2009 film, with two Golden Globe nominations, addresses a current US problem, with proper sensitivity and excellent acting. In 2007, Captain Sam Cahill is preparing to leave for his fourth tour of duty with the marines in Afghanistan. His brother has just been released from jail for committing rape. The two brothers are very close, but their father, an ex-marine sergeant, a veteran of Vietnam, considers Sam a hero and his bother Tommy a failure.             …
review by . January 09, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: Performance of Toby Mcguire and Natalie Portman.     Cons: Some missteps.     The Bottom Line: Brothers should remind us that War should always be used as a last resort.     Brothers (2009)   Directed by: Jim Sheridan   Screenplay: David Benioff   Principles: Tobey Maguire, Jake Gyllenhaal, Natalie Portman, Sam Shepard, and Mare Winningham  Running Time:  Genre: Drama  MPAA …
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