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Brother's keeper (Motion picture)

Documents the story of the eccentric and reclusive Ward brothers, four dairy farmers who shared the same two-room shack in the tiny rural town of Munnsville, New York, for more than sixty years. Existing without heat or running water, the elderly bachelors had virtually no contact with the outside world -- until Bill was found dead in the bed he shared with his brother Delbert. By day's end, Delbert had confessed to suffocating his ailing sibling, but the townspeople believed Delbert was framed: Was Delbert, an uneducated hermit with a low IQ, a victim of police abuse? Was it really a mercy killing, or was there another motive? The program covers a year's span in the preparation for the ensuing trial and details how the media attention forever changed the Wards' lives; Delbert's recanted confession, and Munnsville's fervent support for him, will leave many viewers divided over Delbert's guilt or innocence.

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  • "Brother's keeper, one of the most successful nonfiction movies of all time, tells the story of the "Ward Boys," four eccentric brothers who shared the same dilapidated, two-room shack for over 60 years."
  • "Documents the story of the eccentric and reclusive Ward brothers, four dairy farmers who shared the same two-room shack in the tiny rural town of Munnsville, New York, for more than sixty years. Existing without heat or running water, the elderly bachelors had virtually no contact with the outside world -- until Bill was found dead in the bed he shared with his brother Delbert. By day's end, Delbert had confessed to suffocating his ailing sibling, but the townspeople believed Delbert was framed: Was Delbert, an uneducated hermit with a low IQ, a victim of police abuse? Was it really a mercy killing, or was there another motive? The program covers a year's span in the preparation for the ensuing trial and details how the media attention forever changed the Wards' lives; Delbert's recanted confession, and Munnsville's fervent support for him, will leave many viewers divided over Delbert's guilt or innocence."@en
  • "Documents the story of the eccentric and reclusive Ward brothers, four dairy farmers who shared the same two-room shack in the tiny rural town of Munnsville, New York, for more than sixty years. Existing without heat or running water, the elderly bachelors had virtually no contact with the outside world -- until Bill was found dead in the bed he shared with his brother Delbert. By day's end, Delbert had confessed to suffocating his ailing sibling, but the townspeople believed Delbert was framed: Was Delbert, an uneducated hermit with a low IQ, a victim of police abuse? Was it really a mercy killing, or was there another motive? The program covers a year's span in the preparation for the ensuing trial and details how the media attention forever changed the Wards' lives; Delbert's recanted confession, and Munnsville's fervent support for him, will leave many viewers divided over Delbert's guilt or innocence."
  • "Bill, Delbert, Roscoe and Lyman Ward, were four barely literate bachelor brothers, age 59 to 71, living in squalor on their 99-acre dairy farm in Munnsville, a rural town in central New York. Then on June 7, 1990, Delbert was arrested and signed a confession stating that he'd suffocated his sickly brother Bill the previous night, in the bed they'd shared for decades. For ten months thereafter, Delbert maintained his innocence, and the people of Munnsville rallied behind him."
  • "Presents the story of Delbert Ward, a reserved, uneducated farmer from upstate New York who was put in jail after being accused of murdering his ailing brother Bill."
  • "In Catching up with the Ward boys, the filmakers of Brother's keeper revisit the Ward brothers and other residents of Munnsville, NY several years after Delbert Ward's trial."
  • "Examines the real-life murder mystery of whether Delbert Ward, an uneducated hermit with a low IQ murdered his brother as a "mercy killing," or was the victim of police abuse."@en
  • "Brother's keeper documents the murder trial of Delbert Ward, an elderly farmer in upstate New York. Delbert lived and worked with his elderly semi-literate brothers in isolation from the rest of their community until their brother William's death."
  • "Brother's keeper documents the murder trial of Delbert Ward, an elderly farmer in upstate New York. Delbert lived and worked with his elderly semi-literate brothers in isolation from the rest of their community until their brother William's death."@en
  • "Brother's Keeper tells the story of the "Ward Boys," four eccentric brothers who shared the same delapidated two-room shack for over 60 years. Living in isolation, without heat or running water, these elderly bachelors had virtually no contact with the outside world--until one was found dead in the bed he shared with his brother. By day's end, Delbert Ward "confessed" to suffocating his ailing brother as an act of mercy, but Munnsville believed Delbert had been framed. Was Delbert, an uneducated hermit with a low IQ, an innocent victim of police abuse? Was it a mercy killing--or was there another motive?"
  • "The story of the "Ward Boys," four eccentric elderly bachelors who had virtually no contact with the outside world-until one was found dead in the bed he shared with his brother. Sure to haunt the mind as only a true-life tale of murder can."
  • "The story of the "Ward Boys," four eccentric elderly bachelors who had virtually no contact with the outside world-until one was found dead in the bed he shared with his brother. Sure to haunt the mind as only a true-life tale of murder can."@en
  • "A documentary about the "Ward boys", four eccentric brothers who shared the same dilapidated, two-room shack for over 60 years. Delbert Ward "confessed" to suffocating his ailing brother as an act of mercy, but Munnsville believed that Delbert had been framed."@en
  • ""Brother's Keeper tells the story of the "Ward Boys," four eccentric brothers who shared the same dilapidated two-room shack for over 60 years. Living in isolation, without heat or running water, these elderly bachelors had virtually no contact with the outside world--until one was found dead in the bed he shared with his brother. By day's end, Delbert Ward "confessed" to suffocating his ailing brother as an act of mercy, but Munnsville believed Delbert had been framed. Was Delbert, an uneducated hermit with a low IQ, an innocent victim of police abuse? Was it a mercy killing--or was there another motive?"--Container."@en
  • "Documents the murder trial of Delbert Ward, an elderly farmer in upstate New York, who lived and worked with his elderly semi-literate brothers in isolation from the rest of their community until their brother William's death."@en
  • "Follows the trial for the murder of his brother Bill of semi-literate dairy farmer Delbert Ward, who lives with another two brothers outside Munnsville, New York state."
  • ""Brother's Keeper tells the story of the "Ward Boys," four eccentric brothers who shared the same dilapidated two-room shack for over 60 years. Living in isolation, without heat or running water, these elderly bachelors had virtually no contact with the outside world--until one was found dead in the bed he shared with his brother. By day's end, Delbert Ward "confessed" to suffocating his ailing brother as an act of mercy, but Munnsville believed Delbert had been framed. Was Delbert, an uneducated hermit with a low IQ, an innocent victim of police abuse? Was it a mercy killing--or was there another motive?""

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  • "Video recordings"@en
  • "Nonfiction television programs"
  • "Feature"@en
  • "Nonfiction films"@en
  • "Film documentaire (Descripteur de forme)"
  • "Drama"@en
  • "Features"@en
  • "Feature films"
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  • "Documentary"@en
  • "Documentary films"
  • "Documentary films"@en
  • "Documentaries and factual films and video"@en
  • "Documentary television programs"

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  • "Brother's keeper (Motion picture)"@en
  • "Brother's keeper"
  • "Brother's keeper a heartwarming tale of murder"@en
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  • "Brothers keeper"
  • "Brother's keeper (Motion picture : 1992)"@en
  • "Brother's Keeper : a hartwarming tale of murder"