Angels in America Poster

Release Date: 2003

DVD Release Date: September 14th, 2004

Not Yet Rated|5 hr 51 min

Plot Summary
Based on Tony Kushner's lauded play, this sweeping production, which mixes real-life and fictional characters, is set against the backdrop of the 1980s AIDS epidemic. While conservative attorney and closeted homosexual Roy Cohn (Al Pacino) slowly dies of AIDS, he is tormented by the ghost of Ethel Rosenberg (Meryl Streep), whom he helped convict of being a Russian spy. Meanwhile, Cohn's employee Joe Pitt (Patrick Wilson), a closeted, married gay attorney, also struggles with his sexuality.

Cast: Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, Emma Thompson, Mary-Louise Parker, Jeffrey Wright, Justin Kirk, Ben Shenkman, Patrick Wilson

Director: Mike Nichols

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Wife, Death, Hospital, Intense, Emotional, Husband, Mother, Transformation, Moving, Love, New York City, 1980s

Awards

Winner Best Performance by An Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004)
Winner Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Winner Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004)
Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Winner Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Winner Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special
Nominated Best Performance by An Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Winner Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004)
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004)
Winner Best Performance by An Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Winner Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004)
Winner Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Winner Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special