Friday, April 23, 2010

Tribeca Film Festival 2010: My Brothers (Paul Fraser)

“My Brothers,” a coming-of-age tale set over Halloween weekend 1987 that follows three young siblings as they make their way to the Irish seaside to find a replacement watch for their dying father, on its surface bears all the hallmarks of a Shane Meadows film. So it's no surprise that the movie marks the directorial debut of Paul Fraser, a frequent writing collaborator of Meadows. Unfortunately, like another Tribeca Film Festival selection, “sex & drugs & rock & roll” by Mat Whitecross, co-director of Michael Winterbottom's “The Road to Guantanamo,” it's also in dire need of the auteur half of the partnership at its helm.

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