Bloodbrothers

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Bloodbrothers ★★½ 1978 (R)

Portrayal of working-class Italian men's lives—if that's possible without the benefit of Italian writers, producers, or director. Still, lots of cussing and general intensity, as Gere's character struggles between staying in the family construction business and doing what he wants to do—work with children. Re-cut for TV and re-titled “A Father's Love.” 120m/C VHS . Richard Gere, Paul Sorvino, Tony LoBianco, Kenneth McMillan, Marilu Henner, Danny Aiello, Lelia Goldoni, Yvonne Wild- er; D: Robert Mulligan; C: Robert L. Surtees; M: Elmer Bernstein.