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Me and My Brother

1969
1h 31m
Drama
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Cast

Julius Orlovsky (Self)Peter Orlovsky (Self)John Coe (Psychiatrist)Allen Ginsberg (Self)Seth Allen (Peter)Virginia Kiser (Social worker)Cynthia MacAdams (Actress)Roscoe Lee Browne (Photographer)Maria TucciChristopher WalkenBeth PorterFrederick AinsworthRichard OrzelPhilippe La PrelleOtis YoungGregory CorsoSully BoyarJoel Press

Director

Robert Frank

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Synopsis

Julius Orlovsky, after spending years in a New York mental hospital, emerges catatonic and must rely on his brother Peter, who lives with poet Allen Ginsberg. When Julius wanders off in the middle of filming, Frank hires and actor (Joseph Chaikin) to play the character and begins a fictional version of his psychological portrait. Then, as suddenly as he vanished, Julius turns up in an institution where he and Peter must face their relationship.

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