Paul Monette: The Brink of Summer's End
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Paul Monette: The Brink of Summer's End
Paul Monette was a well-regarded gay novelist who (after losing two long-term companions to AIDS) wrote Becoming A Man: Half a Life Story, a memoir which won the Nation Book Award. Ironically, Monette began to receive his greatest acclaim as a writer and produced his deepest and most personal works after he was diagnosed with AIDS. Monette bravely battled the disease's debilitating effects as he struggled to continue his work as a writer and an impassioned AIDS activist before succumbing to the disease in 1995. Paul Monette: The Brink of Summer's End is a documentary about his life and… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A bit on the diffuse side, and would have benefitted from more conciseness and variation."
‑ David Noh, Film Journal International
"An exceptionally moving portrait of the gay activist and writer."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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