Brotherhood of the Rose (mini-series)

Brotherhood of the Rose

"Brotherhood of the Rose" DVD Cover
Written by David Morrell
Screenplay by David Morrell
Gy Waldron
Directed by Marvin J. Chomsky
Starring Peter Strauss
David Morse
Robert Mitchum
Connie Sellecca
James Sikking
Theme music composer Laurence Rosenthal
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of episodes 2
Producer(s) Marvin J. Chomsky
Stirling Silliphant
Cinematography James Bartle
Running time 240 minutes
Original network NBC

Brotherhood of the Rose is 1989 two-part television movie directed by Marvin J. Chomsky, based on the novel The Brotherhood of the Rose by David Morrell. The novel was adapted by Gy Waldron.[1]


Brotherhood of the Rose tells the story of Saul and Chris, two orphans from Philadelphia, they are adopted by a man named Eliot, who treats the boys like his own children and raises them to become assassins. When a mission goes wrong for Saul, and Chris is involved in an international incident, they begin to question their lives and their missions, and start to see Eliot in a new light.



The majority of filming for the movie took place in New Zealand, with that country portraying numerous other world-wide locations. The film premiered on January 22, 1989 on NBC, following Super Bowl XXIII.


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Preceded by
The Wonder Years
Brotherhood of the Rose
Super Bowl lead-out program
Succeeded by
Grand Slam
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