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Brothers

Brothers
  • 2009
  • US
  • 104 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Jim Sheridan
  • Cast: Tobey Maguire, Jake Gyllenhaal, Natalie Portman, Sam Shepard, Clifton Collins, Jr, Mare Winningham
  • Website: www.brothersfilm.com

Susanne Bier and Anders Thomas Jensen's 2004 Danish drama is given a prestige Hollywood makeover, resulting in an engrossing, if flawed drama. Maguire plays Marine captain Sam Cahill, who leaves wife Grace (Portman) and their children to fight in Afghanistan. Erroneously reported missing, Sam's irresponsible brother (Gyllenhaal) helps Grace to run her family home, leading to confrontation when the soldier finally returns.

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Brothers

13 Jan 20103 stars

(15) 104min Susanne Bier and Anders Thomas Jensen’s 2004 Danish drama Brothers (Brødre) is given a prestige Hollywood makeover courtesy of writer David Troy Benioff and director Jim In America Sheridan. The result in an engrossing, if flawed drama…

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