Brother (Hermano) - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Brother (Hermano) Reviews

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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times
August 23, 2012
"Hermano" is well-trod acreage, but there's a vitality here that's easy to appreciate.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
August 23, 2012
The sports-as-savior theme is an old one, but this confident movie, alternately volatile and tender, coats its clichés in winningly natural performances and Enrique Aular's kinetic photography.
| Original Score: 3/5
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Kerry Lengel
Arizona Republic
August 23, 2012
The over-the-top opening, which evokes baby Moses in the bulrushes, indicates grand ambitions, but unfortunately the gritty realism of Rasquin's cinematic style is just camouflage for another cliched sports flick.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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G. Allen Johnson
San Francisco Chronicle
August 23, 2012
Rasquin's cinema verite style brings power to the story, and he has coaxed some good performances out of his leads.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Scott Tobias
AV Club
August 23, 2012
Scoring goals in soccer is hard. Hermano earns its points too easily.
Full Review | Original Score: C-