My Brother's War
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My Brother's War
The premise of writer-director Whitney Hamilton's period picture My Brother's War springs from a little-known historical footnote: the fact that in the Civil War, an excess of 400 young women disguised themselves as men and trekked off to the battlefront in drag. As this story opens, young Grace Kieler (Hamilton) perceives the ideological divisions in her own clan - her fiancÚ marches off to vie for the Union, while her brother vows to support the Confederacy. Kieler fulfills a promise to her dying father by attempting to protect her brother's life. She does so by cropping her hair… More

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