EP 43 - The Brother From Another Planet (1984)
So many things to say about a movie with a completely mute main character. Language as a technology of visibility, humanity and plenty of shenanigans. Watch John Sayles' The Brother From Another Planet! And then watch it again.
Mentioned in this episode:
- On the Boundary Between Oneself and the Other: Aliens and Language in Films AVP, Dark City, The Brother from Another Planet, and Possible Worlds - Mark Bould
- Alienating Identification: Black Identity in The Brother from Another Planet and I am Legend - J. Subramanian
- This Bridge Called My Back - Cherrie Moraga, Gloria Anzaldúa - Eds.
- Michael Lechuga
Supreme and extremely epic thanks as always go to our producer, the amazing Matt Campbell.