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Brothers 2009
R

  • Jim Sheridan
  • December 2, 2009
  • 104 mins
  • English
  • Drama, Thriller, War
There are two sides to every family.
When his helicopter goes down during his fourth tour of duty in Afghanistan, Marine Sam Cahill (Tobey Maguire) is presumed dead. Back home, brother Tommy (Jake Gyllenhaal) steps in to look over Sam’s wife, Grace (Natalie Portman), and two children. Sam’s surprise homecoming triggers domestic mayhem.

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I loved everything about this film. Without revealing anything, the ending leaves simply stunned if it captures the poetry behind. Maguire and Gyllenhaal are fantastic in their parts. Touching as few, I believe that in the face of certain emotions, director, screenplay and various technicalities fade into the background.

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Good story but I really dislike Tobey Maguire.

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