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Up to Date (1989)

In una notte di chiaro di luna (original title)
An American journalist prenteds to be infected with A.I.D.S. to investigate the syndrome and provoke a public reaction.

Director:

Lina Wertmüller

Writers:

Lina Wertmüller (story), Lina Wertmüller (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Rutger Hauer ... John Knott
Nastassja Kinski ... Joëlle Lavoisier
Lorraine Bracco ... Sheila
Peter O'Toole ... Prof. Yan McShoul
Massimo Wertmüller Massimo Wertmüller ... Max
George Eastman ... Zaccarias (as Luigi Montefiori)
Dominique Sanda ... Carol
Faye Dunaway ... Mrs. Colber
Lydia Lundry Lydia Lundry ... (as Lidia Lundry)
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Storyline

An American journalist works for a French newspaper. He is writing an article about the reaction against people with A.I.D S., without knowing he is infected too. Once he finds out, he decides to cut off himself leaving his wife and daughter.

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Drama

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Quotes

John Knott: Wouldn't it be better for him
[a man who found out he is HIV positive]
John Knott: if he left everything? To be certain of saving the ones he loves - not just from infection, but also from prejudice. So humiliating.
Prof. Yan McShoul: And go where? To a ghetto? An AIDS colony?
John Knott: Society has got to do something before the whole planet turns into one huge AIDS colony.
Prof. Yan McShoul: I call that thin ice reasoning. Very risky. Like the argument the process of natural selection was destroyed by the discovery of penicillin, and then the balance was ...
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Country:

Italy | France

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

5 September 1989 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Up to Date See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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