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Parting Glances (1986)

As Michael and Robert, a gay couple in New York, prepare for Robert's departure for a two-year work assignment in Africa, Michael must face Robert's true motives for leaving while dealing ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Ganoung ... Michael
... Robert
... Nick
Adam Nathan ... Peter
... Joan
... Cecil
Yolande Bavan ... Betty
Andre Morgan ... Terry
Richard Wall ... Douglas
Jim Selfe ... Douglas's sidekick
Kristin Moneagle ... Sarah
John Siemens ... Dave
... Sam (as Bob Kohrherr)
Theodore Ganger ... Klaus
Nada ... Liselotte
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As Michael and Robert, a gay couple in New York, prepare for Robert's departure for a two-year work assignment in Africa, Michael must face Robert's true motives for leaving while dealing with their circle of eccentric friends, including Nick, who is living with AIDS. Written by Travis Spence <00tdspence@bsuvc.bsu.edu>

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19 February 1986 (USA)  »

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Abschiedsblicke  »

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$12,232, 23 February 1986, Limited Release

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$537,681
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Shot on location in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA and on Fire Island, Long Island, New York, USA. See more »

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Michael: Sometimes I feel so guilty.
Joan: It's not your fault. It's nobody's fault.
Michael: It's not that. It's just sometimes when I'm over there all I can think of is I'm so glad I don't have it.
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We're Only In It for the Drugs
Written and Performed by Ebba Gron
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Forgive my terrible review.
6 April 2010 | by See all my reviews

I originally watched with movie too see Steve Buscemi, but it turned out to be a lot better then I was expecting. The story between Micheal and Robert is very sweet, but at the same time bittersweet knowing Micheal is still in love Nick, who is also dying of AIDS. This wasn't a 'feel-back-for-Nick-because-he's-dying' thing with Nick though. It was as though he excepted his illness, but wasn't going to let it control his entire life (like going on tour. He's a musician). At the same time, there were parts where you could see that Nick was still scared about his situation. One thing about this movie that caught my attention, was the music. Afer I bought this film, there was information on the movie and it said that Bill Sherwood was a music major. So while he was filming, he could hear the music playing in his head. Overall, this is a good film. I'm glad I found out about it.


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