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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

[Danny and Janet are talking about sex in movies]
Janet: I just think it's private. And I don't think you can even portray sex on screen. I think the directors are just showing off. For me, it's the same thing as watching someone go to the toilet.
Danny: Oh, my God, that's awful!!!!
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Referenced in Glee: Dream On (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

In the Gloaming
Music by Annie Fortescue Harrison
Lyrics by Meta Orred
Performed by Dana Reeve
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Wonderful!!!!
11 November 2002 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

I've seen this film a number of times, and time and time again, I get the same feeling and hope in my head - that not all parents (especially the father's) are quite like this family. The mother was cold up until she knew that whatever she did or said would not change the fact that her son was going to die.

The father.....I don't have the brain energy to talk about this _ _ _.

The father was not interested in the son, his life or happiness or anything about the boy for that matter - until the son was dead - then all of sudden it was all "can you please tell me what else my son wanted" - oh give me a friggin break. If he was at all interested he could of found out himself a few days before the son died.

Overall - a very good movie - but you might feel a little empty spot in your head or heart at the end of this movie.


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