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Our Sons (1991)

Donald is a young man dying of AIDS. His lover, James, asks his mother to go to Fayetteville, Arkansas and tell Donald's mother, who has been estranged from her son for years.

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A young man (Donald) is dying of AIDS. His lover (James) asks his mother (Audrey) to go to Fayetteville, Arkansas and tell Donald's mother, who has been estranged from her son for years. Written by Randy Goldebrg <gaellon@inch.com>

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Too Little, Too Late  »

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Ann-Margret writes that she and Julie Andrews were amazingly similar to the characters they were playing; while Ann-Margret was disorganized and messy, Andrews was "very much like Mary Poppins", always with a neat appearance and a tidy dressing room. See more »

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Donald Barnes: Remember when we smoked?
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Suggested by the Documentary "Too Little, Too Late" by Micki Dickoff See more »

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Pledge for understanding
21 April 2007 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

Superb film about understanding. About empathy and forms of love, about social spaces and nooks of fear. Story of a special search and image of the other in your interior forum, place of gestures and words in an ambiguous universe of symbols and masks.

A pledge for tolerance and small fights , about heavy price and the importance of values, about AIDS and the reactions not against illness or victim but against a subtle cowardly for who the ignorance, the personal life, the family are protective circles.

Great value of film is the acting.

Julie Andrews in a splendid role in which reveals the aspects of self sacrifice and force of a mother for who values, rules and dreams are more different after the confession of son.

Ann- Margrette in the role of a victim of faith for who the life is cruel joke and, beyond education or hope, the presence of the other in personal space is terrible attack against.

Hugh Grant as lover, son and ax of a universe in which self sacrifice is normal price to be yourself.

Zeljko Ivanek in a touching role, with subtle shadows of interpretation of victims in many films.

And the locations, words and details for constructing a drama not about love, hope, fight or social values, AIDS and death but for understanding of other like part of yourself understanding


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