Brother's Keeper 1992

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Brother's Keeper ★★★ 1992

Filmmakers Berlinger and Sinofsky document the story of the eccentric and reclusive Ward brothers, four bachelor dairy farmers who shared the same two-room shack for more than 60 years in rural New York. When Bill Ward dies, brother Delbert is accused of murder and goes to trial. The film covers a year's span in preparation for the trial and how the media attention changed the Ward's lives. 104m/C VHS, DVD. D: Joe Berlinger, Bruce Sinofsky; C: Douglas Cooper. Directors Guild '92: Feature Doc. (Berlinger), Feature Doc. (Sinofsky); Natl. Bd. of Review '92: Feature Doc.; N.Y. Film Critics '92: Feature Doc.; Sundance '92: Aud. Award.