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The Brother from Another Planet

Genres: Comedy, Romance, Drama

Year: 1984

Country: USA

Director: John Sayles

Starring: Steve James, Leonard Jackson, Joe Morton, Olga Merediz, Tom Wright, Bill Cobbs, Daryl Edwards

Available Quality: DivX, iPod

IMDB Rating: 6.8

The Brother is an alien who has crash-landed on Earth, in New York City. While mute, strongly empathic, and able to fix things, he resembles a Black man with strange feet. His attempt to make a place for himself in Harlem is an allegory for the immigrant experience in the United States. Meanwhile, two bounty hunters from the Brother's home planet arrive and try to capture him.



Genres: Drama, Music

Year: 2007

Country: USA

Director: John Sayles

Starring: Charles S. Dutton, Danny Glover, Stacy Keach, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Sean Patrick Thomas, Lisa Gay Hamilton

Available Quality: DivX, DVD, iPod

IMDB Rating: 6.7

1950. Rural Alabama. Cotton harvest. It's a make-or-break weekend for the Honeydripper Lounge and its owner, piano player Tyrone "Pine Top" Purvis. Deep in debt to the liquor man, the chicken man, and the landlord, Tyrone is desperate to lure the young cotton pickers and local Army base recruits into his juke joint, away from Touissant's, the rival joint across the way. After laying off his regular talent, blues singer Bertha Mae, Tyrone announces to his sidekick Maceo that he has hired the famous electric guitar player, Guitar Sam, for a special one night only gig: pack em in and save the club. On the day of the show, the train arrives and G...


Silver City

Genres: Comedy, Thriller, Drama

Year: 2004

Country: USA

Director: John Sayles

Starring: Chris Cooper, Tim Roth, Danny Huston, James Gammon, David Clennon, Richard Dreyfuss, Mary Kay Place

Available Quality: DivX, iPod

IMDB Rating: 6.1

Set against the backdrop of a mythic "New West," a satire that follows grammatically-challenged, "user-friendly" candidate Dicky Pilager, scapegrace scion of Colorado's venerable Senator Jud Pilager, during his gubernatorial campaign. When Pilager finds that he's reeled in a corpse during the taping of an environmental political ad, his ferocious campaign manager, Chuck Raven, hires former idealistic journalist turned rumpled private detective Danny O'Brien to investigate potential links between the corpse and the Pilager family's enemies. Danny's investigation pulls him deeper and deeper into a complex web of influence and corruption, involv...



Genres: Drama, History

Year: 1987

Country: USA

Director: John Sayles

Starring: Josh Mostel, Chris Cooper, Bob Gunton, Kevin Tighe, Ken Jenkins, Gordon Clapp, Joe Grifasi

Available Quality: DivX, iPod

IMDB Rating: 7.8

Mingo County, West Virginia, 1920. Coal miners, struggling to form a union, are up against company operators and gun thugs; Black and Italian miners, brought in by the company to break the strike, are caught between the two forces. Union activist and ex-Wobbly Joe Kenehan, sent to help organize the union, determines to bring the local, Black, and Italian groups together. Drawn from an actual incident; the characters of Sid Hatfield, Cabell Testerman, C. E. Lively, and Few Clothes Johnson were based on real people.


Lone Star

Genres: Romance, Drama, Mystery

Year: 1996

Country: USA

Director: John Sayles

Starring: Chris Cooper, Stephen Mendillo, Kris Kristofferson, Clifton James, Miriam Colon, Joe Stevens, Richard Coca

Available Quality: DivX, iPod

IMDB Rating: 7.6

John Sayles' murder-mystery explores interpersonal and interracial tensions in Rio County, Texas. Sam Deeds is the local sheriff who is called to investigate a 40-year-old skeleton found in the desert....As Sam delves deeper into the town's dark secrets, he begins to learn more about his father, the legendary former sheriff Buddy Deeds, who replaced the corrupt Charlie Wade. While Sam puzzles out the long-past events surrounding the mystery corpse, he also longs to rekindle a romance with his old high-school flame. Sayles' complex characters are brought together as the tightly woven plot finally draws to its dramatic close.

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