Broderskab (Brotherhood)
Broderskab (Brotherhood) (2010)

Olive Films is proud to present the US theatrical release of BROTHERHOOD, a film by Nicolo Donato (his feature film debut). Winner of the Best Film prize at the 2009 Rome Film Festival, BROTHERHOOD, a gay neo-Nazi drama, will open at the… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: November 30, 2010
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

An unsparing neo-noir with the structure and inevitability of classic drama...

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Chuck Wilson
Village Voice

Sounds trashy, sounds silly, but first-time director Nicolo Donato, who wrote the screenplay with Rasmus Birch, and a superb ensemble refuse to wink, resulting in a film that constantly subverts expectation.

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Annlee Ellingson
Moving Pictures Magazine

The characters in Nicolo Donato's Brotherhood are the most hateful sort. ... Yet the Danish director manages to elicit sympathy for his leading men.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

Within the group, the confusion between rough, homoerotic fellowship among straight men and homosexuality (or the threat of it) sets up a paranoid electric charge.

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Glenn Dunks
Trespass

A compelling look at Denmark's hidden race issues and proves to be a stunning, teary-eyed romance between the most unlikely of characters

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David Noh
Film Journal International

The love that dare not speak between two neo-Nazis, and are we really supposed to care?

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David Fear
Time Out

Adding hot naked men to a predictable narrative doesn't equal titillating or taboo; it just means you've dressed up a messy melodrama.

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Marcy Dermansky
About.com

The acts of violence and hatred they commit are so appalling, that by the film's inevitable tragic end, I was unable to muster the requisite sympathy.

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Kent Turner
Film-Forward.com

As the film speeds along, it suggests but never satisfactorily answers why someone as intelligent and eloquent (let alone possibly gay) as Lars would hang out with a bunch of white supremacists.

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Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
Jan Marc Macababayao
What makes of a real man? Brotherhood shares a secret of the discovery of a complicated shared intimacy in a hostile Neo-Nazi fellowship that effected betrayal,… More
William Dunmyer
"Brotherhood," a new film from Denmark, is a brilliantly acted, heart-wrenching drama about the complexities of the human heart. It has a bit of a… More
Sylvester Kuo
One of the most beautiful films I've ever seen, I loved it to bits. Everyone acted so well in the film, the story was cross over of American History X and… More