Plot & Details
Award-winning screenwriter Andrew Davies adapts author Allan Hollinghurst's Booker Prize-winning novel for the screen with this three-part saga of love, sex, class, and money set against the backdrop of the Thatcher era. As the conservative government rises to power in the turbulent 1980s and four years of tragedy and transformation are set into motion, a young gay male living in Britain experiences everything from the ecstasy of falling in love to the agony of the emerging AIDS epidemic.
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 179min.
- DVD Release Date: 10/17/2006
- Director(s): Saul Dibb
- Starring: Dan Stevens , Tim McInnerny , Alice Krige , Hayley Atwell , Alex Wyndham
- Themes: Living With AIDS,Sexual Awakening,Social Injustice,Journey of Self-Discovery
- Tone: Passionate,Poignant
- Keywords: AIDS, Britain, coming-of-age, epidemic, gay/lesbian-rights, government, homosexual, hypocrisy, love, scandal
- Language: English