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R| 1 hr. 50 min.

Plot Summary
A group of gay New Yorkers -- including Buzz Hauser (Jason Alexander), an HIV-positive Broadway musical enthusiast; John Jeckyll (John Glover), a dry-witted British composer; and Gregory Mitchell (Stephen Bogardus), a prominent Broadway choreographer -- spend summer weekends together at a lakeside house in upstate New York. As the season progresses and secrets begin to surface, the complex relationships within the group are sometimes strained and sometimes strengthened.

Cast: Jason Alexander , Randy Becker , Stephen Bogardus , John Glover , John Benjamin Hickey , Justin Kirk , Stephen Spinella ,

Director: Joe Mantello

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Fine Line Features

Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997)

Release Date: January 25th, 1997|1 hr. 50 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 75
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    McNally adapted his Tony-award winning play for the screen, and for once a movie is an improvement on the stage version. show more

  • 50
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Even the nasty zingers here seem tiresomely windy. [16May1997 Pg 02.D] show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Yet Love! Valour! Compassion! has power and insight, and perhaps what makes it strong is its disinterest in technical experiments: It is about characters and dialogue, expressed through good acting--the very definition of the "well-made play." show more

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