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‘My Brother the Devil’ is perfect counter programming for the summer box office

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Starting this weekend at the Cineplex Yonge Dundas in downtown Toronto is perhaps the year’s best feature directorial debut so far from Director Sally El Hosaini, the award winning “My Brother the Devil”. The coming of age story set in the United Kingdom is a harsh and tragic tale centered on some very strong performances and a message about finding your own way without repeating the mistakes of the past.

My Brother the Devil

Starring: James Floyd, Fady Elsayed, Said Taghmaoui

Written and directed by Sally El Hosaini

Mo (Elsayed) 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 (Floyd) and wants to follow in his footsteps. However, Rashid wants a different life for his little brother and will do whatever it takes to put him through college (more…)

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