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Postcards from America (1994)

Post Cards from America (original title)
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James Lyons ...
Adult David
Michael Tighe ...
Teenage David
Olmo Tighe ...
Young David
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The Hustler
Michael Ringer ...
Father
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Driver
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Jason Emard ...
Driver
Joe Marshall ...
Driver
Jeffrey Steele ...
Driver
Paul Germaine-Brown ...
John
Dick Callahan ...
John
Dennis Carrig ...
John
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$83,587 (USA)
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Singer Connie Francis sued Universal Music for releasing rights for her music to be used in this movie. Though she is a strong gay rights advocate, she considered this film to be overly pornographic and morbid. See more »

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References Sebastiane (1976) See more »

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Trash
Written by David Johansen and Sylvain Sylvain
Vocals by The New York Dolls
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Biography as Collage
8 July 2001 | by (NYC/FL) – See all my reviews

While this movie is a non-linear biography, it is not as bad or hard to follow as the previous reviewer seemed to think.

It is an interesting movie and the editing keeps the viewer more interested than if the story had been presented in strictly chronological order.

It is NOT a landmark film and will change very few lives but it is an interesting account of what seems to have been an interesting life.

The characterizations seemed real and believable and the story was ably told unlike so many other "Gay" movies of this type.


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