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My Brother's Wedding

  • Film

Time Out says

A young working class black man living in one of LA's seedier ghettos is having problems with his sense of duty to others, bothered by his brother's forthcoming marriage to a wealthy doctor's daughter, and hanging around with his wastrel ex-con pal against his family's wishes. Somewhere between domestic soap and Mean Streets, Burnett's low-budget film confronts a number of universal dilemmas without ever becoming turgidly heavy. Overlong, perhaps, but the witty script and generous characterisations often work wonders.

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Release Details

  • Duration:116 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Charles Burnett
  • Screenwriter:Charles Burnett
  • Cast:
    • Everette Silas
    • Jessie Holmes
    • Gaye Shannon-Burnett
    • Ronald E Bell
    • Dennis Kemper
    • Sally Easter
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