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An Englishman in New York (2009)

 -  Drama  -  27 April 2009 (USA)
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The later years of Quentin Crisp's life in New York.

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Following the success of his television biography 'The Naked Civil Servant' Quentin Crisp is invited to America to lecture on How To Be Happy, and falls in love with New York's more permissive ambiance. Agent Connie Clausen enables him to be a 'resident alien', writing film reviews and dispensing words of wisdom. Curious about but impervious to trends, he describes AIDS as a "fad, nothing more", actually to divert heterosexual anger but he is misinterpreted and reviled by many gays. A return to popularity occurs when he helps Patrick Angus, a young, AIDS-afflicted artist attain fame for his paintings and his healthy cynicism is marketed by performance artist Penny Arcade, putting him back in the limelight. Poor health causes him to refuse a lecture tour of England but he gives a triumphant final audience at a gay club in Tampa. A postscript informs that he died at the age of 91. Written by don @ minifie-1

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A continuation concerning the latter part of his life in New York City during the 1980s and 1990s. See more »

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Quentin Crisp: Buying is more American than thinking.
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28 December 2009 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

10 out of 10 simply for appearing on prime time ITV. Frankly, I'm astonished. Gays shown in a positive light but yet in all their complexity and diversity? How shocking!!

Quentin was a hero of sorts. The way this teleplay crafts a drama around his impressive one-liners is dazzaling. Not your usual mainstream fayre. No beginning/middle/end. Just a fabulous/ordinary life celebrated.

John Hurt's performance is first rate. He must have thought long and hard about the script before doing this project ---following as it does a triumphant original. All credit to him then, I loved it.


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