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In the Gloaming (1997)

PG | | Drama | TV Movie 20 April 1997
Danny, dying of Aids, returns home for his last months. Always close to his mother, they share moments of openness that tend to shut out Danny's father and his sister.

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Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 8 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »
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Danny, dying of Aids, returns home for his last months. Always close to his mother, they share moments of openness that tend to shut out Danny's father and his sister. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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Rated PG for thematic elements and language | See all certifications »
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20 April 1997 (USA)  »

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Director Christopher Reeve's wife, Dana, sings the song "In The Gloaming" during the credits, and his son plays the boy in the opening scene. See more »

Quotes

Danny: Come on. Don't tell me you finally asking about my sex life.
Janet: No. I'm asking you about your love life. Did you love? Were you loved?
Danny: Yes.
Janet: Good.
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Referenced in Glee: Dream On (2010) See more »

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Danny Boy
Music from the Irish traditional tune "Londonderry Air"
Lyrics by Frederick Edward Weatherly
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A Moving Film
27 September 1998 | by See all my reviews

I rented "In The Gloaming" mainly because I am an avid fan of the brilliant young actor Robert Sean Leonard. However, I was happily surprised to see a film that not only highlights Mr. Leonard's acting talents at their finest, but also a film that was a touching and brutally real look at an imperfect family and their struggles to cope with having to be around one another while crisis and tragedy tear their family apart. I believe this film is a must-see for anyone who has ever been a part of a family that has been tormented by the demons of its members.


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