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Common Ground (2000)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  29 January 2000 (USA)
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This movie contains three short stories dealing with the theme of homosexuality. In "A Friend of Dorothy", a woman joins the Navy during the 1950's and discovers lesbianism. In "Mr. Roberts... See full summary »

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Dorothy Nelson
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Billy
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Mrs. Nelson
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Janet
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McPherson
David Hemblen ...
Chester Burroughs
Aron Tager ...
Mr. Manos
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Navy Recruiter
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Chuck Dawson
Shirley Josephs ...
Mrs. Manos
Ann Holloway ...
Mrs. Burgess
Patti Medwid ...
Mrs. Dawson
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Barber Shop Boy
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Barber Shop Boy
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This movie contains three short stories dealing with the theme of homosexuality. In "A Friend of Dorothy", a woman joins the Navy during the 1950's and discovers lesbianism. In "Mr. Roberts", a teacher in a 1970's classroom struggles with his closeted gay status. Finally in "Amos and Andy", a father wrestles with his own emotional acceptance of a present day wedding between his son and another man. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Rated R for language, sexuality and violence | See all certifications »
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Johnny Burroughs: So, OK. The bottom line seems to be our choice. We can embrace our differences, and each stand alone, or we can accept the overwhelming evidence that none of us is so very unique, and stand together, on common ground.
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Two thumbs up!
2 March 2000 | by (Rio Piedras, P.R.) – See all my reviews

This movie was great. A must see. It will touch the bottom of your heart, its well done, a great plot, with great stories. I loved this movie. I cried at the end like a little girl.

It's great to see a movie that was made thinking about the gay community, and that help us to fight homophobia.


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