• The Cure (1995)

The Cure

Release Date: 1995

DVD Release Date: November 23rd, 2004

PG-13 |1 hr 39 min

Plot Summary

Having just moved to a new town, Erik (Brad Renfro) is thrilled when he makes friends with his younger neighbor, Dexter (Joseph Mazzello), and his friendly mom (Annabella Sciorra). Despite the disapproval of his own neglectful mother (Diana Scarwid), Erik grows close to Dexter, who suffers from AIDS. As the disease's impact on Dexter's life grows more noticeable, Erik and Dexter embark on a quest to New Orleans down the Mississippi River, where hope may yet lie with a doctor there.

Cast: Joseph Mazzello, Brad Renfro, Annabella Sciorra, Diana Scarwid, Bruce Davison, Nicky Katt, Aeryk Egan, Renée Humphrey

Director: Peter Horton

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Island World, Universal Pictures

Keywords: 1990s, Mother, Best friend, Emotional, Friendship, Growing up, Moving