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1985 (2018)

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A closeted young man goes home for the holidays and struggles to reveal his dire circumstances to his conservative family.

Director:

Yen Tan

Writers:

Hutch (story by), Yen Tan (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Cory Michael Smith ... Adrian Lester
Virginia Madsen ... Eileen
Michael Chiklis ... Dale Lester
Jamie Chung ... Carly
Aidan Langford ... Andrew
Ryan Piers Williams ... Marc
Michael Darby ... Leo
Tina Parker ... Cashier
Bryan Massey ... Pastor Jon
Bill Heck ... Slow Dancer 1
Marcus DeAnda ... Slow Dancer 2 (as Michael Deanda)
Chris Gardner Chris Gardner ... Waiter
Gidget Taylor ... Nurse
Talir Talir ... Landry
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nicole Babin Nicole Babin ... Background
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Storyline

A closeted young man goes home for the holidays and struggles to reveal his dire circumstances to his conservative family.

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Genres:

Drama

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Three of the actors in this film: Cory Michael Smith, Jamie Chung and Michael Chicklis are recurring actors on the FOX show Gotham. See more »

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Adrian Lester: You're gonna have some tough days; days where you feel like everything sucks, and you don't wanna get out of bed; days when you gonna feel like you just don't belong. I've had a lot of those days. And I want you to know; you are not the only one that feels the way you do. There's a whole world out there for someone like you. I promise you are not as different as you think you are. And mom and dad that might not get it; all of your friends might not get it either, and some of them might say some...
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References A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985) See more »

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Realistic Emotional Drama
16 February 2019 | by mtsinaraSee all my reviews

This film is quite good. The movie portrays the struggle with being gay and the family dynamics during the AIDS crisis in 1985, but not with a flashy Hollywood style, but from a realistic and personal side.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 December 2018 (Ireland) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Texas, USA See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$25,013
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1.66 : 1
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