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Dallas Buyers Club, 2013.

Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée.

Starring Matthew McConaugheyJared Leto, Jennifer Garner, Steve Zahn, Dallas Roberts, Kevin Rankin, Denis O'Hare, Juliet Reeve and Griffin Dunne.

Synopsis:

In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is himself diagnosed with the disease.

The 1980’s. A decade famous for various reasons it was a historical hotspot: John Lennon was assassinated, Michael Jackson was King of the World, and the PG-13 rating came into effect in 1984. But in Dallas, with the AIDS virus still ongoing both in terms of the virus spreading and medicine still trying find a cure, the name of Ron Woodruff came to prominence, as did the tragic first deaths recorded in the Us.

Woodruff (Matthew McConaughey) was diagnosed in 1985, and was given a month to live. Shocked by the news, but not wholly surprised »

- Gary Collinson

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