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In the Gloaming (1997)

PG | | Drama | TV Movie 20 April 1997
Danny, dying of Aids, returns home for his last months. Always close to his mother, they share moments of openness that tend to shut out Danny's father and his sister.

Director:

Christopher Reeve

Writers:

Alice Elliott Dark (story), Will Scheffer (teleplay)
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Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 8 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Glenn Close ... Janet
Bridget Fonda ... Anne
Whoopi Goldberg ... Nurse Myrna
Robert Sean Leonard ... Danny
David Strathairn ... Martin
Annie Stark Annie Stark ... Young Anne
Will Reeve ... Young Danny
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Roger Anthony ... Leaf Blower Man
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Storyline

Danny, dying of Aids, returns home for his last months. Always close to his mother, they share moments of openness that tend to shut out Danny's father and his sister. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements and language | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 April 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Al caer la noche See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Director Christopher Reeve's wife, Dana, sings the song "In The Gloaming" during the credits, and his son plays the boy in the opening scene. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Martin: I'm sorry.
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Connections

Referenced in Glee: Dream On (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

In the Gloaming
Music by Annie Fortescue Harrison
Lyrics by Meta Orred
Performed by Dana Reeve
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A Moving Film
27 September 1998 | by Cosette-2See all my reviews

I rented "In The Gloaming" mainly because I am an avid fan of the brilliant young actor Robert Sean Leonard. However, I was happily surprised to see a film that not only highlights Mr. Leonard's acting talents at their finest, but also a film that was a touching and brutally real look at an imperfect family and their struggles to cope with having to be around one another while crisis and tragedy tear their family apart. I believe this film is a must-see for anyone who has ever been a part of a family that has been tormented by the demons of its members.


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