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The bonds of brotherhood, the laws of loyalty, and the futility of violence in the shadows of the US Mexico border gang wars.

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Vidhu Vinod Chopra

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Henry Shotwell ... Young William 'Buddy' Heckum
Thomas Jane ... Gabriel Heckum
Nicholas Neve Nicholas Neve ... Young Jacob 'Jake' Heckum
Sean Patrick Flanery ... Ignacio Riley
Lenny von Dohlen ... Joe
Tom Virtue ... Priest #1
Vincent D'Onofrio ... Julius Hench
Sadie Alexandru ... Santion's Wife
Greg Serano ... Miguel Santion
Anton Yelchin ... Jacob Heckum
María Valverde ... Vittoria (as Maria Valverde)
Chris Marquette ... Buddy Heckum
Juan Riedinger ... Eric
Jeremy Luke ... Franco
Wes Chatham ... Ace
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The bonds of brotherhood, the laws of loyalty, and the futility of violence in the shadows of the US Mexico border gang wars.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

A Tale of Brothers, A Trail of Blood


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 April 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Brothers See more »

Filming Locations:

Death Valley, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$30,288
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

James Cameron called it an "artistic triumph" while Gravity's Alfonso Cuaron says he was "overwhelmed" by the film. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Gabriel Heckum: Buddy. Hey. What's with the grin, pal?
Young William 'Buddy' Heckum: Mr. Castillo said I did a good job. He even gave me an extra dollar.
Gabriel Heckum: Yeah? So, that's your first paycheck, pal. You never forget that.
Young William 'Buddy' Heckum: I told him to make it in three parts. For you, me, and Jakey.
Gabriel Heckum: Smart.
Young William 'Buddy' Heckum: Jakey gets the extra dollar, 'cause he's the youngest.
Gabriel Heckum: Well, that he is.
Young William 'Buddy' Heckum: Or I could get him a new violin.
Gabriel Heckum: For six bucks? I doubt it. But I'll tell you what. You give Jakey that six bucks, and I'll throw in the fiddle for free.
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A film with good sponsors but I just don't get it...
16 December 2015 | by joebloggscitySee all my reviews

I don't get it. This movie has some high levels supporters (such as James Cameron) praising the movie, yet I can't see in any way how they are able to back it up. We have here a film centring round two brothers, who are caught in the middle of a corruption ring. One brother is slow witted and is being used whilst the other is trapped in his efforts to help his brother.

It's about brotherhood, loyalty, blood etc etc. The problem is that it just isn't gripping. The storyline is mostly poor and nothing complex, but the underlying themes need something challenging. It's absent here.

The main leads are fair enough and not big names, working hard with the material in front of them, but they can little save this.

The cinematography is beautiful and so is the natural scenery, but that's as good as it gets.

Not by any means the poorest film of late, but one that I can't seem to like. If it wasn't for the major sponsors of this film it likely would never have got any of the attention it ever did.


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