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Postcards from America (1994)

Post Cards from America (original title)
In the midst of the AIDS crisis, a young man from the suburbs moves to the big city of New York and ends up working as a hustler.

Director:

Steve McLean

Writers:

Steve McLean, David Wojnarowicz (writings)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Lyons James Lyons ... Adult David
Michael Tighe Michael Tighe ... Teenage David
Olmo Tighe Olmo Tighe ... Young David
Michael Imperioli ... The Hustler
Michael Ringer Michael Ringer ... Father
Maggie Low ... Mother
John Ventimiglia ... Driver
David Strickland ... Driver
Brad Hunt ... Driver
Jason Emard Jason Emard ... Driver
Joe Marshall Joe Marshall ... Driver
Jeffrey Steele Jeffrey Steele ... Driver
Paul Germaine-Brown Paul Germaine-Brown ... John
Dick Callahan Dick Callahan ... John
Dennis Carrig Dennis Carrig ... John
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In the midst of the AIDS crisis, a young man from the suburbs moves to the big city of New York and ends up working as a hustler.

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 July 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Postcards from America See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$83,587
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The song used in the trailer is "Looking for a Kiss" by The New York Dolls. See more »

Connections

References Sebastiane (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Looking for a Kiss
Written by David Johansen
Vocals by The New York Dolls
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Biography as Collage
8 July 2001 | by Havan_IronOakSee all my reviews

While this movie is a non-linear biography, it is not as bad or hard to follow as the previous reviewer seemed to think.

It is an interesting movie and the editing keeps the viewer more interested than if the story had been presented in strictly chronological order.

It is NOT a landmark film and will change very few lives but it is an interesting account of what seems to have been an interesting life.

The characterizations seemed real and believable and the story was ably told unlike so many other "Gay" movies of this type.


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