Angels in America HBO Films presents an Avenue Pictures production, a Mike Nichols film ; produced by Celia Costas ; screenplay by Tony Kushner ; directed by Mike Nichols.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextPublication details: New York, NY HBO Video 2004Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 352 min.) sd., col. w/b&w sequences 4 3 /4 inISBN:
  • 0783129505
Subject(s): LOC classification:
  • DVD
Abstract: Set in 1985. Revolves around two very different men with AIDS, one fict ional, one fictionalized. Roy Cohn, personifies all the hypocrisy, delusion and callousness of the official response to the plague. Nothing shakes Roy's lack of empathy: even on his death bed, he's fighting with his gay nurse and tauntin g the woman he helped put to death, Ethel Rosenberg. The other patient is Prior Walter, who is visited by an angel and deserted by his self-pitying lover, Lou is. Louis moves on to a relationship with Joe Pitt, a Mormon lawyer whose close ted homosexuality drives his wife to delusions and brings his mother to New Yor k.
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Originally broadcast by HBO in 2003.

Based on the play by Tony Kushner.

Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, Emma Thompson, Mary-Louise Parker, Jeffrey Wright, Ju stine Kirk, Ben Shenkman, Patrick Wilson, Brian Markinson, James Cromwell.

Director of photography, Stephen Goldblatt ; editors, John Bloom, Antonia Van Drimmelen ; music, Thomas Newman ; costume designer, Stuart Wurtzel ; visual ef fects supervisor, Richard Edlund.

Not rated.

Set in 1985. Revolves around two very different men with AIDS, one fictional, one fictionalized. Roy Cohn, personifies all the hypocrisy, delusion and callou sness of the official response to the plague. Nothing shakes Roy's lack of empa thy: even on his death bed, he's fighting with his gay nurse and taunting the w oman he helped put to death, Ethel Rosenberg. The other patient is Prior Walter , who is visited by an angel and deserted by his self-pitying lover, Louis. Lou is moves on to a relationship with Joe Pitt, a Mormon lawyer whose closeted hom osexuality drives his wife to delusions and brings his mother to New York.

DVD, Region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, D olby Digital 2.0 surround.

English or Spanish dialogue, optional French or Spanish subtitles; closed-capt ioned.

pt. 1. Millenium approaches -- pt. 2. Perestroika.

Set in 1985. Revolves around two very different men with AIDS, one fict ional, one fictionalized. Roy Cohn, personifies all the hypocrisy, delusion and callousness of the official response to the plague. Nothing shakes Roy's lack of empathy: even on his death bed, he's fighting with his gay nurse and tauntin g the woman he helped put to death, Ethel Rosenberg. The other patient is Prior Walter, who is visited by an angel and deserted by his self-pitying lover, Lou is. Louis moves on to a relationship with Joe Pitt, a Mormon lawyer whose close ted homosexuality drives his wife to delusions and brings his mother to New Yor k.

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