Brother's Keeper (1992)
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The first feature-length effort by documentary filmmakers Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky, Brother's Keeper unfolds a strange-but-true story about a most unorthodox family. 59-year-old Delbert Ward lives with his brothers Bill, Roscoe, and Lyman on a dairy farm near the upstate New York village of Munnville. Barely able to function on an adult level, the Ward brothers keep to themselves, ignored and shunned by their neighbors. When older brother Bill dies on June 5, 1990, the authorities
Sep 9, 1992 Limited
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A discomforting, almost surreal study of a rural murder case, which offers fascinating insights about both family and community dynamics.
The excellent humanistic documentary is a rich slice of life piece of Americana.
A stirring, emotionally complicated documentary with a timeless theme: murder.
documentaries truly can be as suspenseful and dramatic as any fictional narrative.
A wonderfully touching film filled with tension, heartache and amazing twists.
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