His Brother

Son frère

2003 / France / Drama

Director: Patrice Chéreau
Cast: Bruno Todeschini, Éric Caravaca, Nathalie Boutefeu
French with English and Lithuanian subtitles, 92 min

Two estranged brothers are brought back together by a fatal illness. The elder Thomas asks Luc, who lives with his male partner Vincent and thus keeps his distance from the family, to accompany him to the hospital. To meet the inevitable death, the two brothers return to their childhood home by the sea where, remembering their early years, they reevaluate their relationship with one another and people in their lives, past and present.