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196 Ratings

The Brothers McMullen

Directed by Edward Burns
United States, 1995
Comedy, Drama


Shot on weekends over an eight-month period with practically no budget, writer/director/producer/actor Edward Burns’ first feature is a family drama centering on the tumultuous love lives of three small-town, Irish-American brothers. Burns stars as Barry.

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The Brothers McMullen Directed by Edward Burns

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

1995 | 2 wins including: Dramatic (Grand Jury Prize)

Independent Spirit Awards

1996 | Winner: Best First Feature

Deauville Film Festival

1995 | Winner: Jury Special Prize

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