- Rated: R
- Closed captioning available
- Run Time: 1 hours, 40 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: January 23, 2001
- Originally Released: 1990
- Label: MGM (Video & DVD)
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Single Side - Single Layer
- Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.85
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
- Dolby Digital - English
- Dolby Digital - Spanish
- Additional Release Material:
- Trailers: Theatrical Trailer
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Rolling Stone - 05/31/1990
"...Funny, touching and vital....[An] extraordinary achievement..."
USA Today - 05/10/1990
"...The most authoritative dramatization yet of the AIDS epidemic and its emotional impact. It's also a rare combination of beguiling honesty and gripping storytelling..." -- 3 1/2 out of 4 stars
Entertainment Weekly - 06/17/1994
"...Both candor and compassion..." -- Rating: B+
Los Angeles Times - 07/15/1992
"...Timely....A film that is intended to take drama into the arena of awareness..."
A group of friends support each other through the heartbreak and gradual decline of AIDS. Academy Award Nominations: Best Supporting Actor--Bruce Davison. Also the winner of the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival.
A touching portrayal of a close-knit group of gay friends and lovers during the 1980s. The men watch as AIDS begins to devastate their community, and try to deal with the painful reality of watching their friends, one by one, succumb to death.
Gay / Lesbian |
Tear Jerker |
- Produced by PBS for "American Playhouse".