The story of the onset of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980s, taking an unflinching look at the nation's sexual politics as gay activists and their allies in the medical community fight to expose the truth about the burgeoning epidemic to a city and nation in denial. Written by
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To win a war, you have to start one.
Did You Know?
was determined not to watch Philadelphia
(1993) while working because he didn't want to be even the slightly influenced by Tom Hanks
's performance. Funnily enough, while he was having the month off to lose the weight the role required, he was on his New York apartment watching TV and Philadelphia showed up. He was so tired that decided to watch the movie. See more
Dr Emma mentions to Ned- "Polio was a virus,too. Nobody gets polio anymore". While, AIDS was acknowledged as Cancer related to Gay. As a matter of fact, GRID (Later renamed AIDS) is caused by retrovirus HIV in 1986. See more
Ben, you mean more to me than anyone in the whole world. You always have. Ben, you've gotta say it!
I am the same as you! Just say it! Say it!
[after a pause
No. You're not. I'm not gonna say it.
Every time I loose this fight it hurts more.
Forget Me Nots
Written by Patrice Rushen
, Fred Washington
, Terry McFaddin
Performed by Patrice Rushen
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group
By arrrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing See more