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Buddies (Country: US; Year: 1985; Director: Arthur J Bressan Jr; Writer: Arthur J Bressan Jr; Stars: Geoff Edholm, Damon Hairston, Joyce Korn, Billy Lux, David Rose, Libby Saines, David Schachter, Susan Schneider, Tracy Vivat, Geoff Edholm, Damon Hairston, Joyce Korn, Billy Lux, David Rose, Libby Saines)
First film to deal with the AIDS crisis tells the story of a man who becomes a voluntary 'buddy' for an AIDS patient and finds their relationship changing
A Home At The End Of The World (Country: US; Year: 2004; Director: Michael Mayer; Writer: Michael Cunningham, based on the novel by Michael Cunningham; Stars: Colin Farrell, Dallas Roberts, Robin Wright Penn, Sissy Spacek, Matt Frewer, Erik Smith, Harris Allan, Ryan Donowho, Andrew Chalmers, Ron Lea, Wendy Crewson)
Journey of self-discovery, following two friends through the Seventies and Eighties.
Silverlake Life: The View From Here (Country: US; Year: 1993; Director: Peter Friedman, Tom Joslin; Stars: Liane Bonin, Tom Joslin, Mark Massi, Liane Bonin, Tom Joslin, Mark Massi)
Documentary about two men living with AIDS.
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A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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