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The movie based on the book by author Randy Shilts that brought the A.I.D.S. epidemic to the public's attention and chronicled the political neglect this devastating disease faced at its onset. Shilts later died of complications brought on by A.I.D.S.
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CastAnjelica Huston
DirectorRoger Spottiswoode
Release Date:  1993
MPAA Rating:  PG-13
DVD Release Date:  Warner Home Video (June 05, 2001)
Runtime:  2hr 20min
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review by . January 21, 2000
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Pros: Very informative     Cons: The loss of many people     Growing up during this era, the AIDS 'conflict' seemed to happen everywhere else but here. Just like all conflicts (i.e.; Viet Nam) this epidemic would never affect anyone I know. Unfortunately, someone I worked with contracted AIDS when it was the little known virus that the government refused to acknowledge. We were all unaware at the time just how encompassing it would become. Of course, since …
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