Rent His Brother (2003)

3.5 of 5 from 56 ratings
1h 29min
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Synopsis:
Thomas has been estranged from his gay brother, Luc, for years, but when he is diagnosed with a potentially fatal blood disorder he turns up on his doorstep asking for help. Luc agrees to accompany him to the hospital where, despite tests, medication, injections and even surgery the doctors seem unable to halt Thomas' painful decline. Luc's boyfriend, all too aware of how Thomas has treated Luc in the past finds it difficult to accept Luc's sibling dedication and the bond between them also begins to painfully decline.
Cutting backwards and forwards in time between wintry Paris and summery Brittany, the fraternal relationship develops and gains strength as all hope and life appears to drain out of Thomas.
Actors:
, , , , , , , , , Claudine Benichou, Véronique Iafrate, Cathy Roudaut, Sabrina Fessan, Catherine Moulin, Sandrine Faccini, Jessy Étienne, Gisèle Lioni, Antoinette Naras, Christine Cros, Stéphane Jamet
Directors:
Producers:
Pierre Chevalier
Writers:
Philippe Besson, Patrice Chéreau
Others:
Patrice Chéreau
Aka:
Son Frere
Studio:
PPR
Genres:
Drama, Lesbian & Gay
Countries:
France, Drama, Lesbian & Gay
Awards:

2003 Berlinale Silver Bear for Best Director

BBFC:
Release Date:
14/06/2004
Run Time:
89 minutes
Languages:
French
Subtitles:
English
DVD Regions:
Region 0 (All)
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.78:1 / 16:9
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Interview with Director Patrice Chereau

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