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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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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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$12,232 (USA) (23 February 1986)

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$537,681 (USA)
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Shot on location in Manhattan and on Fire Island. See more »

Quotes

Peter: First, you gotta admit that I'm eminently irresistable...
Nick: Bullshit. You're a ditzball twinkie.
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Featured in The Celluloid Closet (1995) See more »

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Love and Money
Written by Jimmy Somerville, Larry Steinbachek, Steve Bronski
Performed by Bronski Beat
Courtesy of London Records
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7/10
16 February 2004 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

An early gay movie that deals with AIDS on a first-hand basis, the film is delightful because it doesn't water down (or fetishize) the gay characters for a straight audience. Steve Buscemi gives a wacky, youthful performance as the character with the disease, and chronichles his relationship with his ex-boyfriend and his new partner. It's a slight but pretty enjoyable little movie, probably worth seeing for any Buscemi fan. 7/10


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