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Parting Glances

  • 1985
  • Bill Sherwood
  • 90 mins
  • 15

Summary

Drama starring Richard Ganoung and Steve Buscemi. Michael, a young man whose best friend is dying of an Aids-related illness, becomes unsettled by the imminent departure abroad of Robert, his long-term lover.

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Review

A star rating of 3 out of 5.

Set during 24 hours in the Aids-ravaged confines of New York's swanky gay scene, director Bill Sherwood's earnestly tender drama is an old-fashioned love story at heart about two men finishing their relationship because one gets a job transfer abroad. Basically a series of heartfelt farewells to friends and family, this bold and outspoken, character-driven ensemble piece tells its bittersweet tale with warmth, grace and droll humour. Steve Buscemi puts in an early appearance as a dying musician. Sherwood himself died of an Aids-related illness in 1990.

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Credits

Cast

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MichaelRichard Ganoung
NickSteve Buscemi
RobertJohn Bolger
PeterAdam Nathan
JoanKathy Kinney
CecilPatrick Tull

Crew

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DirectorBill Sherwood

Details

Languages
English
Guidance
Contains swearing.
Available on
video and DVD
Formats
Colour
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