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My Brother the Devil

My Brother the Devil 15 rating

Sally El Hosaini's feature debut tells of the love and disenchantment of two British-Egyptian brothers. Gangs, drugs and sexuality come between them

Drama 2012 107 mins

Director: Sally El Hosaini

Overview

Sally El Hosaini's acclaimed feature debut focuses on two teenage British-Egyptian brothers living in Hackney; their love for each other is threatened when gang life, drugs and sex come between them. Hosaini skilfully sidesteps the pitfalls of the urban coming-of-age subgenre thanks to a keen grasp of the dynamics of family life, terrific performances and a deft, imaginative script