The Brother from Another Planet

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Another fine effort by Sayles, in which an extraterrestrial who looks like a black human male lands in New York harbor and embarks on an odyssey through Harlem, with bounty hunters in pursuit.
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Another fine effort by Sayles, in which an extraterrestrial who looks like a black human male lands in New York harbor and embarks on an odyssey through Harlem, with bounty hunters in pursuit.

Original Release

05/16/1984

US Release

09/14/1984

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Cast

Bill Cobbs Walter
Daryl Edwards Fly
Dee Dee Bridgewater Malverne Davis
Joe Morton The Brother
Steve James Odell
Leonard Jackson Smokey
Rosanna Carter West Indian Woman
Ray Ramirez Hispanic Man
Yves Rene Haitian Man
Ginny Yang Korean Shopkeeper
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

John Sayles

Writers

John Sayles

Cast

Bill Cobbs Walter
Daryl Edwards Fly
Dee Dee Bridgewater Malverne Davis
Joe Morton The Brother
Steve James Odell
Leonard Jackson Smokey
Rosanna Carter West Indian Woman
Ray Ramirez Hispanic Man
Yves Rene Haitian Man
Ginny Yang Korean Shopkeeper
Maggie Renzi Noreen
Olga Merediz Noreen's Client
Tom Wright Sam
Minnie Gentry Mrs. Brown
Renn Woods Bernice
Reggie Rock Bythewood Rickey
Alvin Alexis Willie / Willis
David Strathairn Man In Black
John Sayles Man In Black
Caroline Aaron Randy Sue Carter

Producers

Editors

John Sayles

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