The Cure 1995

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The Cure ★★½ 1995 (PG-13)

Erik (Renfro), the neighborhood bad kid, befriends Dexter (Mazzello), a boy with AIDS. As Dexter's health weakens, Erik decides they must go on a quest for a cure, Huck Finn style, by floating along the Mississippi River to New Orleans. Despite film's preposterous plot, the performances of the two young leads do inspire a level of sentiment. 99m/C VHS, DVD . Renee Humphrey, Brad Renfro, Joseph Mazzello, Annabella Sciorra, Diana Scarwid, Bruce Davison; D: Peter Horton; W: Robert Kuhn; C: Andrew Dintenfass; M: Dave Grusin.