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Our Sons (1991)

Donald is a young man dying of AIDS. His lover, James, asks his mother to go to Fayetteville, Arkansas and tell Donald's mother, who has been estranged from her son for years.

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A young man (Donald) is dying of AIDS. His lover (James) asks his mother (Audrey) to go to Fayetteville, Arkansas and tell Donald's mother, who has been estranged from her son for years. Written by Randy Goldebrg <gaellon@inch.com>

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Julie Andrews portrays Hugh Grant's mother, using her usual voice, an upper crust British accent, while Grant, also British, portrays Andrews son, with an American accent. See more »

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Luanne Barnes: Well, if wasn't was he is, he wouldn't be gonna die, would he? Would he! I hate it what he is! It turns my stomach!
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This film is dedicated to the memory of the 108,731 people in the United States who have died of complications from AIDS. See more »

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References White Heat (1949) See more »

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A very poignant telefilm with great acting
7 May 2005 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

This is possibly the best made TV movie I've ever watched... Very powerful, moving and wonderfully acted. "Our Sons" is a great tearjerker and lesson in tolerance!

Both Julie Andrews and Ann Margret bring a lot of heart and subtlety to this story, about two mothers from very different backgrounds brought together by a tragedy affecting their sons and their common difficulty facing it. Their characters offer different perspectives on a sensitive topic.

The roles of James and particularly Donald are not as strong or subtly acted, but do not hurt the quality of this film or our enjoyment watching it.

Let's hope this little known pearl will be coming to DVD soon, for all to discover and enjoy!


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