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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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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

[last lines]
Martin: I'm sorry.
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Connections

Referenced in Glee: Dream On (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Danny Boy
Music from the Irish traditional tune "Londonderry Air"
Lyrics by Frederick Edward Weatherly
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Emotional tear-jerker
16 February 2000 | by (VA) – See all my reviews

For a 60-minute telefilm, HBO did an extraordinary job at presenting this moving and effective drama, thanks to its cast, its director, as well as the crew and those behind this production. It is rare that a telefilm can be produced effectively for at least an hour. Kudos to HBO!! It is well worth a look at.


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