TV Movie | PG-13 | | Drama, History
The story of the discovery of the A.I.D.S. epidemic, and the political infighting of the scientific community hampering the early fight with it.
The real Bill Kraus was in his late thirties when this movie took place. Sir Ian McKellen, who plays Kraus in this movie, was fifty-four at the time of filming.
Dr. Jim Curran:
I personally don't care if these people were painted by Norman Rockwell, we still have to prove that the blood is contaminated. We gotta prove it. What do we know? What do we think? What can we prove?
One scene opens in New York City, in January 1985. The shot is a fly-by of the Statue of Liberty. But in 1985, the Statue was surrounded by scaffolding.
In 1999, the end credit scrolls were rewritten to show updated AIDS statistics.
English, French, Danish
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