Songs My Brothers Taught Me
Available on Prime Video
Set in the Badlands of South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Johnny and his preteen sister Jashuan live with their single mother on the reservation. When their absentee father dies, Johnny feels compelled to strike out for a new life in LA, but fears leaving his sister behind. SONGS MY BROTHER TAUGHT ME is an auspicious debut feature from a director who brings sophisticated and nuanced compassion to her story. Chloé Zhao directs a cast of mostly first time actors and local Pine Ridge residents.
Starring Irene Bedard, Dakota Brown, Cat Clifford
Director Chloé Zhao