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Brothers tells the story of two siblings: Captain Sam Cahill (Tobey Maguire) and younger brother Tommy Cahill (Jake Gyllenhaal). Sam is a Marine and steadfast family man, married to his high school sweetheart Grace (Natalie Portman), who goes missing in Afghanistan. Tommy is a drifter just out of jail who’s always gotten by on wit and charm. In Sam's absence, Tommy comforts Grace and her two children. As they grow close, Sam is found and returns home. But the experience has changed him, and sibling rivalry gets serious.
Based on Susanne Bier's film of the same name.
- Jim Sheridan('Get Rich or Die Tryin', 'In America', 'The Boxer', 'In the Name of the Father', 'My Left Foot')
- David Benioff (based on the original screenplay by Susanne Bier and Anders Thomas Jensen)
Rating: M Contains Violence & Offensive Language
Chicago Sun-Times (Roger Ebert)
Christchurch Press (James Croot)
Los Angeles Times
New York Times
Total Film (UK)
View Auckland (Matt Turner)
Why a remake?
Once again the americans have made a remake of a film that did not need one... as usual the original is way better !