John Sayles takes a turn toward offbeat fantasy in The Brother from Another Planet, a vastly amusing but progressively erratic look at the Harlem adventures of an alien, a black E.T.
The Brother from Another Planet
A-Train. Director John Sayles; Producer Peggy Rajski, Maggie Renzi; Screenplay John Sayles; Camera Ernest R. Dickerson; Editor John Sayles; Music Mason Daring; Art Director Steve Lineweaver
(Color) Available on VHS. Extract of a review from 1984. Running time: 104 MIN.
Joe Morton Darryl Edwards Steve James Leonard Jackson Bill Cobbs Maggie Renzi