The Brother from another Planet

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The Brother from Another Planet ★★★ 1984

A black alien escapes from his home planet and winds up in Harlem, where he's pursued by two alyearien bounty hunters. Independently made morality fable by John Sayles before he hit the big time; features Sayles in a cameo as an alien bounty hunter. 109m/C VHS, DVD . Joe Morton, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Ren Woods, Steve James, Maggie Renzi, David Strathairn; Cameos: John Sayles; D: John Sayles; W: John Sayles; M: Mason Daring.