The Brother from Another Planet

United States, 1984

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An alien spaceship, piloted by a runaway slave from a distant planet, crash lands in New York harbour. From it emerges a bedraggled, bewildered extra-terrestrial. Alone in New York, he is fair game for shysters, pushers and hookers - but worse is yet to come when two intergalactic bounty hunters beam down to recapture him. Writer/Director Sayles humorously mirrors modern society through the innocent eyes of this alien brother.

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Credits

production company

A-Train Films

co-producer

Peggy Rajski

Maggie Renzi

director

John Sayles

Duration

01:46:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1984

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