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In the Gloaming (1997)

PG | | Drama | TV Movie 20 April 1997
Danny, dying of Aids, returns home for his last months. Always close to his mother, they share moments of openness that tend to shut out Danny's father and his sister.

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Danny, dying of Aids, returns home for his last months. Always close to his mother, they share moments of openness that tend to shut out Danny's father and his sister. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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Rated PG for thematic elements and language | See all certifications »
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20 April 1997 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Director Christopher Reeve's wife, Dana, sings the song "In The Gloaming" during the credits, and his son plays the boy in the opening scene. See more »

Quotes

[Danny and Janet are talking about sex in movies]
Janet: I just think it's private. And I don't think you can even portray sex on screen. I think the directors are just showing off. For me, it's the same thing as watching someone go to the toilet.
Danny: Oh, my God, that's awful!!!!
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Connections

References 42nd Street (1933) See more »

Soundtracks

Danny Boy
Music from the Irish traditional tune "Londonderry Air"
Lyrics by Frederick Edward Weatherly
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Heart-wrencher
13 May 2002 | by (Louisiana) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie not too long ago, simply because I am a big fan of Glenn Close. However, I was throughly surprised at the depth of sadness portrayed in the film, and the closeness between Janet and her son Danny. I was touched when Janet sung "Oh Danny Boy", I thought it was a very good addition to the film. This movie brings up very important topics: death, and love for your family no matter what. I would definately recommend a person to watch this.


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