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Zero Patience (1993)

 -  Musical  -  5 August 1994 (UK)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Robinson ...
Normand Fauteux ...
Zero
Dianne Heatherington ...
Mary
Richardo Keens-Douglas ...
George
Bernard Behrens ...
Dr. Placebo
Charlotte Boisjoli ...
Maman
Brenda Kamino ...
Dr. Cheng
Michael Callen ...
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African Green Monkey
Von Flores ...
Ray
Scott Hurst ...
Michael
Duncan McIntosh ...
Ross
Cassel Miles ...
Barry
Benjamin Plener ...
Ted
Ann Medina
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The ghost of Zero - "patient zero", who allegedly first brought aids to Canada - materialises and tries to contact old friends. Meanwhile, the Victorian explorer Sir Richard Burton, who drank from the Fountain of Youth and now works as Chief Taxidermist at the Toronto Natural history Museum, is trying to organise an Aids Exhibition ... Written by Michael Crew <m.crew@bbcnc.org.uk>

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5 August 1994 (UK)  »

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Paciente Zero  »

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$217,300 (USA)
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Excellent, witty, silly, serious, goofy, and...Canadian. Eh?
23 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was introduced to this film (yes, FILM) by a professor of film at Texas A&M University. I know, most would think that those two clash: a queer film at one of the most conservative "schools" in the country, but she's a lesbian.

The music still entertains me, and "Just Like Scheherazade" is such a touching song.

As a gay man with AIDS, this film is radical, emphatically hilarious and exudes the attitude that those with this disease need to embrace. Don't sit around waiting to die...laugh at yourself. And make a musical!

Anywho. Word is that "Zero Patience" will FINALLY be released in the U.S. on May 31, 2005! It will have two music tracks and a bonus music video.

VideoETA informed me that it would be May 17, but both TLA Video and Amazon claim the 31st. Either way, it's coming, and about time, too!


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