Parting Glances
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Gay yuppie Robert (John Bolger) accepts an assignment in Africa that will put his strained relationship with his lover, Michael (Richard Ganoung), in limbo for the next few years. Michael, meanwhile, tends the needs of his ex, Nick (Steve Buscemi), whose punk band's video is getting MTV airplay even as he battles HIV and bittersweet memories in a claustrophobic apartment. After a farewell dinner thrown by Robert's foppish boss and his luminous wife, Michael and Robert fret and frolic with a host of Manhattan hipsters at a party thrown by their artist friend Joan (Kathy Kinney). These… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 80%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It was one of the first films to confront the emotional repercussions of AIDS, and has not become dated--which speaks volumes for this appealing candid movie."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Bill Sherwood's film is one of the first and most significant works (indie, of course) about the AIDS crisis that goes beyond the issue of coming out, placing its romantic triangle in the broader context of a vibrant gay community."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Still the best and most honest film ever made about AIDS."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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