Son Frere (2004)

Son Frere
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 35mins.
Genres Drama, Adaptation, Foreign
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Stephane Metge Assistant Director n/a 163 5000003
Éric Gautier Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Guillaume Bonnier Assistant Director n/a 163 5000002
Philippe Guiheneuf Unit Manager n/a 120832 5000001
Philippe Besson Source Material (from novel) 120786 4000003
François Gedigier Editor n/a 172 7000001
Angelo Badalamenti Music Non-Original Music(theme song "Sleep") 120781 8000001
Benoit Hillebrant Sound Editor n/a 229 14000002
Guillaume Sciama Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Kuno Schlegelmilch Makeup Artist n/a 120801 13000002
Caroline DeVivaise Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Patrice Chéreau Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Anne-Louise Trividic Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Fred Ulysse Actor Vater 1 1000005
Nathalie Boutefeu Actor Claire 1 1000006
Antoinette Moya Actor Mutter 1 1000004
Maurice Garrel Actor Alter Mann 1 1000003
Eric Caravaca Actor Luc 1 1000002
Sylvain Jacques Actor Vincent 1 1000007
Catherine Ferran Actor Chefarztin 1 1000008
Joseph Strub Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Pierre Chevalier Producer n/a 3 3000001
Patrice Chéreau Director n/a 2 2000001
Robinson Stevenin Actor Manuel 1 1000009
Bruno Todeschini Actor Thomas 1 1000001
Synopsis
Thomas and Luc are brothers. Thomas is straight; Luc is gay. Unable to accept his brother's homosexuality, Thomas distances himself. When Thomas contracts a terminal illness, he intrudes into Luc's contented life and asks him to be his caretaker. Luc begrudgingly sacrifices his lover, his job and his comfortable life to take care of his dying brother. Through the rounds of doctors and the demanding challenges of catastrophic illness, the brothers are forced to examine the meaning of their existence, and their powerlessness in the face of pending doom. They return to their childhood home on the beach, reconnect with their past, and ultimately forge a new and vital relationship.
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