Cleveland International Film Festival } April 7 – April 18, 2021 } Playhouse Square

Brother
(Broer)

 

Year: 2015
Country: BELGIUM, IRELAND
Run Time: 115 minutes

Brother

Mark’s life is about to change. He wakes up one morning to find a videotape in the mail from a wealthy former lover of his deceased brother, Michel. Mark had always lived in the shadow of his brother and still holds a grudge after Michel had an affair with his wife. Mark watches Grace, the wealthy former lover who is unaware of Michel’s death, make a startling confession on the videotape: she has always loved Michel and wants him to return to her. After much thought and the goading of a scrappy mechanic named Ronnie, Mark decides to impersonate his late brother and fly to Ireland to woo Grace and finally get the revenge he has wanted—and possibly make some money while at it. When Mark and Ronnie arrive, they’re greeted by lavish dinners, robust mansions, and spectacular views as far as the eye can see. Everything seems pleasant enough until a series of incidents give Mark and Ronnie the hint that something is amiss. What it means to be a BROTHER is about to be redefined. (In English and Dutch with subtitles) –C.P.

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Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 11:15 AM

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Director
Geoffrey Enthoven

Geoffrey Enthoven, born in 1974 in Wilrijk, Belgium, holds a degree from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent. He founded Fobic Films, which he currently owns and manages. His films have screened internationally to widespread acclaim.

Filmography
"Children of Love" (2002), "The Only One" (2006)-31st CIFF, "Happy Together" (2008), "The Over the Hill Band" (2009), "Come as You Are" (2011)—36th CIFF, "Halfway" (2014)—39th CIFF, BROTHER (2015)

Producer
Mariano Vanhoof

Screenwriting
Pierre De Clercq

Cinematography
Gerd Schelfhout

Editing
Dieter Diependaele

Principal Cast
Koen De Bouw, Titus De Voogdt, Koen De Graeve, Alison Doody, Udo Kier, Elva Trill

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