Sweet Jane (1998)

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Jane, an HIV-positive heroin addict, meets Tony, a young AIDS victim with no family, and the two form a bond.



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Jane is a drug addict who has just been diagnosed HIV-positive. Teenage boy Tony gets close to her and accepts her as a surrogate mother, but he's also terminally ill with AIDS. Written by Anonymous

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1 February 1998 (USA)  »

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$59 (USA) (14 July 2000)


$967 (USA) (8 September 2000)

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Jane: [shaking him] Tell me what's wrong with you! What is it? Is it cancer or something? Goddammit, Tony, tell me what it is!
Tony: [quietly] AIDS.
Jane: [quickly lets go of him] Oh, Jesus!
Tony: No, don't worry. You can't get it from touching me.
Jane: I'm not afraid of getting it.
Tony: Sure...
Jane: I already got it, you stupid kid.
Tony: What?
Jane: Yeah. But evidently, you got it a whole lot worse.
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Referenced in Mulholland Drive (2001) See more »

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One of the BEST movies I ever saw
7 December 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was Very suprised on how GREAT this movie was.Well directed with great acting and OUTSTANDING story line.The story was OUTSTANDING its about a hooker who falls in love with a kid who has aids!Very moving. 10 out of 10

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