Torch Song Trilogy Poster

Release Date: 1988

DVD Release Date: May 4th, 2004

R|1 hr 58 min

Plot Summary
Arnold Beckoff (Harvey Fierstein) is looking for love and acceptance, but as a gay man working as a female impersonator in 1970s New York City, neither come easily. After a series of heartaches, Arnold believes he has found the love of his life in Alan (Matthew Broderick), and the couple make plans to adopt. But when tragedy strikes, Arnold's life is shaken to its very core, leading to a confrontation with his overbearing mother (Anne Bancroft), who has never approved of her son's lifestyle.

Cast: Harvey Fierstein, Anne Bancroft, Matthew Broderick, Brian Kerwin, Karen Young, Charles Pierce

Director: Paul Bogart

Genres: Musical comedy

Production Co: New Line Cinema

Keywords: Quest, Endearing, Transformation, 1970s, Emotional, Family, 1980s, Inspiring, New York City, Love, Mother

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