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Mon 9 Jun 2008, 6:30pm–8:00pm

Where: Academy Cinemas, 44 Lorne St, CBD, Auckland

Ticket Information:

  • New Member Premier Card: $150.00
  • Returning Member Premier: $130.00
  • Three Film Sampler: $30.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: AuckFilmSoc

This weeks film continues the Charles Burnett season:

My Brother's Wedding
1983/2007. 85 mins, DVD. M sex scenes

Burnett's long unavailable second film (only recently completed) gives us a tragicomic portrait of a shiftless young man torn between his family, the pending nuptials of his upwardly mobile brother and his loyalty to a troublemaking, recently paroled friend.

Using non-professional actors, Burnett balances melodrama with calm observation, offering an eloquently ambivalent portrayal of the ties that bind.

"A treasure that demands to be unearthed in all its funny-sad tenderness." – Village Voice

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