EP 43 - The Brother From Another Planet (1984)

EP 43 - The Brother From Another Planet (1984)

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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 AnzaldĂșa - Eds.
  • Michael Lechuga

Supreme and extremely epic thanks as always go to our producer, the amazing Matt Campbell.

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