The Boys in the Band

Closed Capationed Starring: Frederick Combs Director: William Friedkin  Rated: R: Restricted
The Boys in the Band
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 59 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1970
  • Label: Paramount
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • NTSC
  • Packaging: Keep Case - Sensormatic
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital (unspecified) - English
    • Subtitles - English
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Audio Commentary: William Friedkin - Director
    • Featurette:
      1. ACT ONE: The Play
      2. ACT TWO: The Film
      3. ACT THREE: 40 Years of "Boys in the Band"

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Performer: , , , , , , , &
Directed by
Edited by &
Screenwriting by
Produced by
Director of Photography:

Memorable Quotes and Dialog:

"As my father said to me when he died in my arms: 'I don't understand any of it; I never did.'"
  - Michael (Kenneth Nelson) to Donald (Frederick Combs)

Entertainment Reviews:

Entertainment Weekly - 11/14/2008
"[T]his heavy-handed relic of a self-loathing time proves surprisingly relevant -- not to mention funny, disturbing, and deeply moving." -- Grade: A-

Plot Synopsis:

William Friedkin's THE BOYS IN THE BAND is the film version of Mart Crowley's popular Broadway play. Relationships are strained and tempers are tested in this moving and important film, which used the original Broadway cast. The story revolves around a birthday party that is thrown for a gay man by some of his gay friends. The accidental invitation and subsequent arrival of a straight friend causes everyone to rethink their roles in relationships.

Plot Keywords:

Campy | Friends | Gay / Lesbian | Heartwarming | Recommended | Stage Play | Theatrical Release

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  • Sales Rank: 89,963
  • UPC: 097368878549
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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