Two Brothers (2004, GBR/FRA) C-109m. SCOPE *** D: Jean-Jacques Annaud. Starring Guy Pearce, Jean-Claude Dreyfus, Freddie Highmore, Oanh Nguyen, Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu. Beautiful tale of two tiger babies, who are trapped early in life and grow up in captivity in what looks like 1950s South East Asia. Hunter Pearce and boy Highmore keep an affection for them up to their adulthood. Good score, impressive photography, from the director of THE BEAR / L'OURS (1988). French title: DEUX FRERES.

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