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Half Brothers (2016)

Interference (original title)
Two estranged American brothers meet in Saas-Fee, Switzerland to get to know one another. Cut off from distractions, their differences come to a head, "interfering" in their relationships, revealing the reality behind their personas.

Director:

Christoph Lehmann

Writer:

Niles Maxwell
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jürgen Prochnow ... Herr Ryser
Leah O'Rourke ... Siobhán
Matthew Smiley ... Trinis
Alicia Gerrard ... Ciara
Adrian Can ... Herr Durtschi
Laura Murray ... LuLu
Sabina Schneebeli Sabina Schneebeli ... Agent Lomatter
Nadine Vinzens Nadine Vinzens ... Stefanie
Bernd Rumpf Bernd Rumpf ... Maximilian Fassnacht
Derek Dean Derek Dean ... David
Jasmin Rubin Jasmin Rubin ... Masseuse
Kerstin Semyder Kerstin Semyder ... Schweizerhof Waitress
Thérèse Prendiville Thérèse Prendiville ... Megan
Allpot Futsch Allpot Futsch ... Allpot Futsch
Sabrina Pollinger Sabrina Pollinger ... Waitress
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Two estranged, American half brothers with opposing political views and their significant others meet in a vacation house in the mountain resort village of Saas-Fee, Switzerland to get to know one another. Cut off from their typical means of technological distraction, their differences come to a head when their significant others "interfere" in their relationships, revealing the reality behind their personas. Written by Niles Maxwell

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Don't Waste Your Time
28 September 2019 | by larrys3See all my reviews

Two half-brothers David (Derek Dean) and Trinis (Matthew Smiley) arrive with their wives Stefanie (Nadine Vinzens) and Ciara (Alicia Gerrad) at the scenic town of Saas-Fee, in the Swiss Alps.

The interactions among the four will be the crux of the film. There isn't a lot of character development here, but they'll be lots of political and social agendas expressed. There's also an air of sexual tension throughout, and it can break into some very crude and explicit sexual encounters as well, some of which are infused by the use of hallucinogenic drugs.

Sorry to say, poor writing, unlikable characters, and a plot that seems to go nowhere all add up to a movie that isn't worth your time, as I see it. One positive, is that the cinematography of the Swiss Alps is spectacular.


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Country:

Switzerland | Germany

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

21 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Saas-Fee, Valais, Switzerland

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,100, 23 September 2018

Gross USA:

$1,100

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,100
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