Brother's Shadow
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Brother's Shadow
An ex-con trying to put his life back on track turns to his family, but they aren't so sure they want him back in the fold in this independent drama from writer and director Todd S. Yellin. Jake Groden (Scott Cohen) is the black sheep in his family, an alcoholic and habitual felon who has spent 14 years in jail. Jake has always suffered in comparisons with his hardworking twin brother, and when his brother dies unexpectedly not long after Jake is released from jail, he braces himself for an uncomfortable reunion with his family. Jake's father, Leo (Judd Hirsch), makes no secret that he… More

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"Brother's Shadow is an admirable first film."
‑ Bruce Newman, San Jose Mercury News
"Brother's Shadow is an enjoyable film about family matters. Each member of the cast owns his role and the story, despite its lapses, seems real."
‑ Marta Barber, Miami Herald
"Its breadth and depth of personality could make it a hit among auds in search of solid emotional content and characters that feel real."
‑ John Anderson, Variety
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