From the back cover:
Joe Morton is bursting with charm and freshness in John Sayles' off-beat, engaging sci-fantasy adventure about a different kind of visitor from space. He's black, has three clawlike toes on two huge feet, and heals both humans and ailing video arcade machines with a touch. Fleeing to Earth to escape slavery on a distant world, he splashes down in New York harbor and makes his way to Harlem, where he's accepted by the regulars at a local bar, and pursued by two alien bounty hunters. Before it's all resolved, we're treated to a deft mix of clever dialogue, expert characterizations, and poignant vignettes that have worlds to say about modern society and human nature. Full of endearingly daffy moments, this biting satire with a gentle but sharp message was praised as a genuinely delightful, inventive and vastly amusing comedy.

Approximate Running time: 109 minutes; Not Rated
Cinecom International Films

 

Fish Factor:
Not reviewed yet...but I'm guessing the Fish Factor is low. Fisher portrays Card Trickster.

 

Merchandise:
This film is available for purchase at the usual online video outlets.


The Brother From Another Planet Links:

Internet Movie Database


Fisher Images from the movie:

Currently unavailable...

 



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