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Jeffrey (1995)

Jeffrey, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decides to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth ... See full summary »

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Jeffrey, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decides to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth the danger of a boyfriend dying. Written by Trena Cormier <tc691278@condor.bcm.tmc.edu>

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Love is an adventure when one of you is sure... and the other is positive. See more »

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Rated R for strong sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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18 August 1995 (USA)  »

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Jeffrey - Valami más  »

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$3,487,767 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This movie is based on a play of the same name that was produced off-Broadway in 1993 at the WPA Theater. The film's director, Christopher Ashley, had also directed the play. The play's cast was: John Michael Higgins (Jeffrey), Edward Hibbert (Sterling), Bryan Batt (Darius), Tom Hewitt (Steve), Harriet Harris, Patrick Kerr, Richard Poe, and Darryl Theirse. See more »

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Steve's arm tattoo disappears. See more »

Quotes

[opening lines]
Jeffrey: [voice over] I love sex. It's just one of the truly great ideas. I mean, just the fact that our bodies have this built-in capacity for joy, oh it makes me love God. Yes!
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References The Red Balloon (1956) See more »

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I'm Taken with You
Written by Stephen Endelman & Bob Russell
Performed by Jared Barkan, Ross Hill, Andrew Rathbun & Richard Hilton
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I just adore this film
18 November 2000 | by (Just ouside London, England) – See all my reviews

I first saw this film on TV, and was gobsmacked (a British expression!) at Patrick Stewart's performance- this is totally unlike anything else I have seen him in.

However, I soon discovered that there many more superb performances in Jeffrey... from the smallest roles (usually played by bigger names than you'd expect!) to the main roles entrusted to Stephen Weber & Michael Weiss. I managed to have a marvelous time just star spotting!

I found this so hilariously funny in some scenes, and yet full of pathos in others that I ended up laughing & crying at the same time. In the end I just had to buy it, so I can watch it as often as I want. Be broadminded, and give this film a go... it won't disappoint.


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