Paul Monette: The Brink of Summer's End Poster

Release Date: March 17th, 1997

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
Narrated by Linda Hunt, this documentary examines the life of the late author and gay rights activist Paul Monette. Born in 1945 to a well-off Massachusetts family, Monette grows up unable to accept his homosexuality, for years hiding it from his loved ones while struggling to develop as a writer. In 1978, Monette publishes his first novel, which allows him to come out to his parents. After losing one lover to AIDS in 1986, he becomes a ferocious advocate for awareness of the disease.

Cast: Judith Light, Robert Desiderio, Tom Hulce, Jonathan Fried, Linda Hunt, Paul Monette

Director: Monte Bramer

Genres: Documentary

Keywords: 1970s, Los Angeles, 1990s, Rise, Passionate, Transformation, Love, 1980s, Inspiring