Angels in America

Mike Nichols' landmark filming of Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize-winning two-part drama ("Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes") follows a group of New Yorkers confronting AIDS, homophobia, life, death, and the divine in the Age of Reagan. This groundbreaking drama focuses on three households in turmoil: a courthouse worker (Ben Shenkman) who abandons his AIDS-stricken lover (Justin Kirk); a closeted Mormon lawyer (Patrick Wilson) coming to terms with his sexuality; and the infamous right-wing attorney Roy Cohn (Al Pacino), a historical figure who died of AIDS in 1986, denying his homosexuality all the way to his deathbed. Several actors play multiple parts, as featured in the play. Winner of 5 Golden Globe Awards.

Year: 2003
Genre: Queer Cinema, TV Drama, Alice's Playhouse, Television Shows
Country: USA
Director: Mike Nichols
Starring: Al Pacino, Mary-Louise Parker, Meryl Streep, Emma Thompson, Jeffrey Wright, James Cromwell, Justin Kirk, Ben Shenkman, Patrick Wilson, Michael Gambon, Simon Callow
Duration: 337 Minutes
Rating: R16 - Contains offensive language and sex scenes.
Location in store: Alice's Playhouse



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