A Brother's Kiss


1h 32m 1996

Brief Synopsis

Lex lifts $10 from his mom and takes his younger brother Mick out for pizza. Walking home, Lex is shaken down by a plain-clothes cop who begins to sodomize the younger boy. Lex stabes the cop and is sent away to reformatory. As adults, Mick has joined the police force and Lex has gotten a local gir

Film Details

Also Known As
Brother's Kiss
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1996
Production Company
Overseas Filmgroup
Distribution Company
FIRST LOOK/FIRST LOOK PICTURES; First Look Pictures; Helkon Media Ag; Nu-Metro
Location
Harlem, New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 32m

Synopsis

Lex lifts $10 from his mom and takes his younger brother Mick out for pizza. Walking home, Lex is shaken down by a plain-clothes cop who begins to sodomize the younger boy. Lex stabes the cop and is sent away to reformatory. As adults, Mick has joined the police force and Lex has gotten a local girl pregnant and is now trying to make ends meet by driving a school bus. He ultimately fails and Mick is placed in the position of having to choose between loyalty to his uniform or to the brother who once protected him on the streets.

Film Details

Also Known As
Brother's Kiss
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1996
Production Company
Overseas Filmgroup
Distribution Company
FIRST LOOK/FIRST LOOK PICTURES; First Look Pictures; Helkon Media Ag; Nu-Metro
Location
Harlem, New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 32m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States July 18, 1997

Released in United States May 1996

Released in United States on Video July 28, 1998

Released in United States Spring April 25, 1997

Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica, California February 27 - March 6, 1997.

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 9-20, 1996.

Feature film directorial debut for Seth Zvi Rosenfeld.

Began shooting July 24, 1995.

Completed shooting August 20, 1995.

Ultra-stereo

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica, California February 27 - March 6, 1997.)

Released in United States Spring April 25, 1997

Released in United States May 1996 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 9-20, 1996.)

Released in United States July 18, 1997 (Nu Art; Los Angeles)

Released in United States on Video July 28, 1998