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Movie review: Hosaini's 'My Brother the Devil' chock full of ideas

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"My Brother the Devil" is not at all the film I was expecting. And that's both a good thing and a not-so-good thing. It's a pleasant surprise because Egyptian-Welsh writer-director Sally El Hosaini, in her feature film debut, avoids telling an easy but often overwrought sort of story about immigrants struggling to leave their history behind them. But she tries so hard to make her story familiar...

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