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Brothers (1977, USA) is a prison drama directed by Arthur Barron


Main Details

  • Released on March 26, 1977 (USA Film Festival)
  • Color
  • Production Co: Edward Lewis Productions/Soho Productions/Warner Bros.
  • Distribution Co: Warner Bros. (1977) (USA) (theatrical)/Filmways Australasian Distributors (Australia) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Arthur Barron
  • Written by Edward Lewis, Mildred Lewis
  • Starring Bernie Casey, Vonetta McGee, Ron O'Neal
  • Produced by Herb Forgash, Robert H. Greenberg, Edward Lewis, Mildred Lewis, Lee Savin
  • Music by Taj Mahal
  • Cinematography by John Arthur Morrill
  • Film Editing by William Paul Dornisch

Plot Summary

  • Thinly disguised account of the relationship between radical black activist Angela Davis and Black Panther and prison inmate George Jackson, who was one of those killed in a failed 1971 prison breakout.


  • He was a nobody; a black man in a white man's prison.
  • She was a somebody; a notorious, beautiful, radical black professor. Their love story shocked the nation. This film is that story.
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