- 1 hr 35 min
Brother John is a drama film that was released in 1971. The film’s main character is an angel who comes to Earth in order to see if humanity is worth saving on a first-hand basis. Brother John eventually decides to follow his sister, and ends up saving her whenever she is about to die. He eventually shows up to see his sister as she is about to die from cancer. Brother John has to contrast the actions of his sister with the racist individuals he meets during his earthly travels. He also has interactions with a criminal, a kindly teacher, and a very confused sheriff. Brother John was directed by James Goldstone, and was written by Ernest Kinoy. The character Brother John is played by Sidney Poitier. It also features Will Geer, Bradford Dillman, and Beverly Todd.