Longtime Companion

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Longtime Companion ★★★½ 1990 (R)

Critically acclaimed film follows a group of gay men and their friends during the 1980s. The closely knit group monitors the progression of the AIDS virus from early news reports until it finally hits home and begins to take the lives of their loved ones. One of the first films to look at the situation in an intelligent and touching manner. Produced by the PBS “American Playhouse” company. 100m/C VHS, DVD . Dan E. Butler, Stephen Caffrey, Patrick Cassidy, Brian Cousins, Bruce Davison, John Dossett, Mark Lamos, Dermot Mulroney, Mary-Louise Parker, Michael Schoeffling, Campbell Scott, Robert Joy, Brad O'Hara; D: Norman Rene; W: Craig Lucas; C: Tony Jennelli. Golden Globes ‘91: Support. Actor (Davison); Ind. Spirit ‘91: Support. Actor (Davison); N.Y. Film Critics ‘90: Support. Actor (Davison); Natl. Soc. Film Critics ‘90: Support. Actor (Davison); Sundance ‘90: Aud. Award.