My Brother The Devil

My Brother The Devil (15)

Written and directed by Sally El Hosaini, My Brother The Devil stars newcomer Fady Elsayed and rising star James Floyd alongside Said Tagmaoui (La Haine), and is a visually poetic coming-of-age story about two young British Egyptian brothers growing up on the streets of London.

Mo is a young boy growing up in a traditional Egyptian household, but beyond the front door of the family’s modest London flat is a completely different world – the streets of Hackney. The impressionable Mo idolizes his handsome and charismatic older brother Rashid and wants to follow in his footsteps. However, Rashid wants a different life for his little brother and will do what ever it takes to put him through college. Aching to be seen as a tough guy himself, Mo takes a job that unlocks a fateful turn of events and forces the brothers to confront their inner demons.

Bold and uncompromising, My Brother The Devil has an elegance and a poetry that sets it apart, and firmly establishes El Hosaini as a distinct and visionary voice in British cinema.

Certificate: 15.  Distributor: Verve Pictures. 

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