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Our Sons (1991)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  19 May 1991 (USA)
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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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Luanne Barnes
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Charley
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Elizabeth Austin ...
Sally
George Whiteman ...
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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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Julie Andrews portrays Hugh Grant's mother, using her usual voice, an upper crust British accent, while Grant, also British, portrays Andrews son, with an American accent. See more »

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Donald Barnes: Remember when we smoked?
James: Sshh...
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This film is dedicated to the memory of the 108,731 people in the United States who have died of complications from AIDS. See more »

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References White Heat (1949) See more »

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Powerful and moving stuff
1 June 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When one hears that Julie Andrews and Ann-Margaret are going to be in the same film, one expects possibly a comedy or musical. What you have here are some riveting performances by two old pros in a story that still could resonate today. The in-bred bigotry espoused by Ann-Margaret I am sure, is still practiced by many in regions all over the world. Julie Andrews character is somewhat more enlightened as she has (grudgingly) accepted her son's homosexuality. Her initial facade of tolerance is tempered by a "disappointment" that her own son is gay. Her earnest wish for her son to be tested and his fear of being tested show honest and true emotions for the characters. Hugh Grant does well in his role of the lover about to lose his mate. I hadn't see this since it was first telecast in 1991, but I was surprised to see how well the writing, direction and especially the performances have held up over the years. See this by all means.


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