Love! Valour! Compassion!
Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997)

This very human comedy is set in Duchess County, New York where over the course of three weekends, eight gay men gather to find refuge from their mundane lives. Despite their merrymaking, their holidays are shadowed by the ever-present… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 16, 1997
DVD Release Date: May 4, 2004
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

Terrence McNally's Tony award-winning play, a perceptive, often hilarious look and love and life in the AIDS era, is so sharply written and bluntly entertaining that it almost overcomes Joe Mantell's static direction, which is too theatrical.

Mike Clark
USA Today

Outdoor settings alone do not a movie make, though director Joe Mantello (who also directed the play) seems to be trying.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Funny and touching drama about a group of white upper-middle-class gay men.

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Flixster Audience Score: 77% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Angsty, maudlin drama based on a much better play. The actors are capable but something is lost in the translation from stage to screen.
Leigh Ryan
Slow and boring at times with plenty of nudity, some not needed to ever be seen, but had a great message to it.