Overview

An alien slave crashes lands in New York city while being pursued by two Men in Black bounty hunters. His attempt to find a place for himself on earth parallels that of the immigrant experience.

  1. John Sayles

    Director, Screenplay

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  1. Joe Morton

    Joe Morton

    The Brother

  2. Rosanna Carter

    West Indian Woman

  3. Ray Ramirez

    Hispanic Man

  4. Yves Rene

    Haitian Man

  5. Ginny Yang

    Ginny Yang

    Korean Shopkeeper

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The Brother from Another Planet
The Brother from Another Planet

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Status Released

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  • September 7, 1984
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 48m

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