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Nighthawks (1978)

 -  Drama  -  November 1978 (USA)
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A homosexual man is forced to hide his sexuality by day while living his secret life by night.

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Ken Robertson ...
Jim
Tony Westrope ...
Mike
Rachel Nicholas James ...
Judy
Maureen Dolan ...
Pat
Stuart Turton ...
Neal (as Stuart Craig Turton)
Clive Peters ...
Peter
Robert Merrick ...
John
Frank Dilbert ...
American
Peter Radmall ...
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Ernest Brightmore ...
Headmaster
John Angel ...
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Norman Bateson
Phillip Beckett
Derek Chandler
John Cooper
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A homosexual man is forced to hide his sexuality by day while living his secret life by night.

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Widely considered the first "commercial" or "commercially released" gay feature film ever made in the U.K., where the story was directly about gay relationships and themes, but which was not about crime (blackmail or murder), or purely stereotypical. See more »

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This film was made possible by a number of individuals and organisations. See more »

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Referenced in The Gospel According to St Derek (2014) See more »

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So Long
Lyrics by Stuart Turton (as Stuart Craig Turton)
Sung by Pinky Steede
Recording engineer Gwyn Mathias
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Painfully realistic
2 December 1998 | by (boston, ma) – See all my reviews

This could almost be a documentary, it's depiction of the gay male lifestyle is so realistic. A brilliant film unlike any others in the genre. No fantasies here, just honesty (though obviously made before AIDS was an all-too common fear).


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