Longtime Companion (Avant-Garde Cinema)

Closed Capationed Starring: Bruce Davison Director: Norman Rene  Rated: R: Restricted
Longtime Companion (Avant-Garde Cinema)
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 40 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • 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
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital - English
    • Dolby Digital - Spanish
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Trailers: Theatrical Trailer

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring
Performer: , , , , , &
Directed by
Screenwriting by

Entertainment Reviews:

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..."

Product Description:

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.

Plot Synopsis:

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.

Plot Keywords:

Gay / Lesbian | Illness | Independent | Tear Jerker | Theatrical Release

Production Notes:

  • Produced by PBS for "American Playhouse".

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Customer Rating: Rating 4.5
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  • UPC: 027616857705
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