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Out of the Past (1998)

In 1995, Kelli Peterson started a gay and straight club at her Salt Lake City high school. The story of her ensuing battle with school authorities in interspersed with looks back at the ... See full summary »

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Jeff Dupre (as Jeffrey Dupre)
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Credited cast:
Stephen Spinella ... Michael Wigglesworth (voice)
Gwyneth Paltrow ... Sarah Orne Jewett (voice)
Cherry Jones ... Annie Adams Fields (voice)
Edward Norton ... Henry Gerber (voice)
Leland Gantt Leland Gantt ... Bayard Rustin (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Annie Fields Annie Fields ... Herself
Barbara Gittings Barbara Gittings ... Herself
Peter J. Gomes ... Himself (as Rev. Peter J. Gomes)
Linda Hunt ... Narrator
Sarah Orne Jewett Sarah Orne Jewett ... Herself
Kelli Peterson Kelli Peterson ... Herself
Bayard Rustin ... Himself (archive footage)
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In 1995, Kelli Peterson started a gay and straight club at her Salt Lake City high school. The story of her ensuing battle with school authorities in interspersed with looks back at the diary of Michael Wigglesworth, a 17th-century Puritan cleric, at the 30-year love affair of Sarah Orne Jewett and Annie Adams Fields, at Henry Gerber's attempt after World War I to establish a gay-rights organization, at Bayard Rustin's role in the civil rights movement, and at Barbara Gittings' taking on of the American Psychiatric Association's position that homosexuality is illness. One person comments, "To create a place for ourselves in the present, we have to find ourselves in the past." Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 July 1998 (USA) See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$1,671, 2 August 1998

Gross USA:

$9,078

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$9,078
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Imaginative and very Informative
9 June 1999 | by trekker-6See all my reviews

This movie takes a very non-bias view into the lives of some Utah (where I am from and lived through this) citizens who stood in the face of bigotry and yelled in their ears. The movie was wonderfully put together with some amazing historical facts thrown in. Even with a reporters non-biased viewpoint this movie takes, you can't help but hate the SLC council members as well as many of the citizens of this state for their close mindedness, hatred, blindness, and narrowness. With the theme of the issue and the point of this whole fight, you can't help but see the idiocies of the anti-gay supporters.


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