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Zero Patience (1993)

 -  Musical  -  5 August 1994 (UK)
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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 ... See full summary »

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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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Paciente Zero  »

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$217,300 (USA)
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A Thought-provoking, powerful musical.
29 September 2001 | by (London, UK) – See all my reviews

I saw this film last year and was struck by it's power. The movie relates the story of patient "Zero" - the first known carrier of the AIDS virus - who appears throughout the course of the film as a ghost. It's a moving, surreal film.


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