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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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Drama | Romance





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1 February 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Lepers  »

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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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A good drama
10 November 2001 | by (Tel Aviv, Israel) – See all my reviews

This movie is one of those good dramas. No hype, just good emotional story. I like these kinds of movies where you can tell the actors were not rewarded for their great performances, it's not all Hollywood and glamour. It inspired me to write more, like I used to. I recommend it for all those for like good movies, and good dramas, not junk.

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