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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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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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Al caer la noche  »

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Trivia

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: In the gloaming...
Janet: Not tonight, sweetheart. I'm sorry.
Danny: I wanna go home.
Janet: You are. You are home.
Danny: I wanna go home.
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Referenced in Glee: Dream On (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Young and Healthy
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Performed by Dick Powell and chorus girls
From 42nd Street (1933)
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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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