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Doc of the Day: Prodigal Sons Review - Dan Schindel
The strangest sibling rivalry you’ll ever see, between a transwoman and her brain-damaged brother. Day Four of LGBT Week. Dir. Kimberly Reed, 2010, 86 min Sibling dynamics are complicated enough as they usually are, so you can imagine how much more twisty they get when you add sexual reassignment and brain damage into the mix. And yet even then the interplay between brother/sister and brother is oddly, even comfortingly familiar. That’s the center of Prodigal Sons, a movie that finds a universal heart of what it means to be a sibling in a rather one-of-a-kind situation. Kimberly Reed, the ...