The Overbrook Brothers Trailer (2010)

The trailer for The Overbrook Brothers which will be available On-Demand via IFC In Theaters on February 17th.

Over the course of a ridiculously awkward Christmas reunion, two bitter, arch rival brothers discover they’re adopted, and the revelation sends the two adversaries on a hilarious, and sometimes bizarre, cross-country journey in search of their biological parents. Says director/co-writer John Bryant, “I wanted to write a story about super competitive brothers who are always at 'war' with each other. Imagine sibling rivalry on steroids –-- two guys that completely regress to a state of twelve year olds when they’re around one another.’ Bryant then hilariously explores this relationship, and how strange and unexpected developments in life propel two rival brothers – kicking and screaming - towards adulthood and maturity.

The Overbrook Brothers explores sibling rivalry to the extreme, arrested development, brotherhood, adulthood, and masculinity in the modern age. Shot in Austin, Colorado, and New Mexico, and made by a group of Austin-based filmmakers and actors, director/co-writer/producer John Bryant has successfully crafted a rare film that marries an outrageous comedic improvisatory sensibility with broad commercial appeal, and has created cleverly caustic, yet believable characters, full of compassion and humor.

Duration
2 min 9 sec

Views
7,684

Posted On
February 05, 2010
Director
John E. Bryant

Writer
John E. Bryant

Studio
IFC Films

Release
February 17, 2010
Cast
Nathan Harlan
Mark Reeb
Laurel Whitsett
John Jones
Steve Zissis
Trailer Tracks
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