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Angels in America [DVD videorecording] / HBO Films presents an Avenue Pictures production, a Mike Nichols film ; produced by Celia Costas ; screenplay by Tony Kushner ; directed by Mike Nichols.

Contributor(s): Costas, Celia | Kushner, Tony | Nichols, Mike | Pacino, Al, 1940- | Streep, Meryl | Thompson, Emma | Parker, Mary-Louise | Wright, Jeffrey | Kirk, Justin | Shenkman, Ben | Wilson, Patrick, 1973- | Cromwell, James | Goldblatt, Stephen | Bloom, John | Newman, Thomas | Roth, Ann, 1931- | Wurtzel, Stuart | Edlund, Richard, 1940- | Kushner, Tony. Angels in America (1993) | HBO Films | Avenue Pictures | HBO Video (Firm).
Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: New York, NY : HBO Video, [2004], c2003Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 352 min.) : sd., col. w/b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 0783129505.Subject(s): Angels -- Drama | AIDS (Disease) -- Drama | Gay men -- Drama | Ángeles -- TeatroGenre/Form: Feature films. | Television mini-series. | DVDs for the hearing impaired.
Contents:
Millenium approaches -- Perestroika.
Production Credits: Director of photography, Stephen Goldblatt ; editors, John Bloom, Antonia Van Drimmelen ; music, Thomas Newman ; costume designer, Stuart Wurtzel ; visual effects supervisor, Richard Edlund.
Cast: Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, Emma Thompson, Mary-Louise Parker, Jeffrey Wright, Justine Kirk, Ben Shenkman, Patrick Wilson, Brian Markinson, James Cromwell.Summary: God has abandoned Heaven. It's 1985 and the Reagans are in the White House. Death is swinging the scythe of AIDS. In Manhattan, Prior tells Lou, his lover, he's ill and Lou decides to bolt. As disease and loneliness ravage Prior, guilt invades Lou. Joe is an attorney, who is Mormon and Republican, is pushed by right-winger Roy toward a job at the Justice Dept. Both Joe and Roy are in the closet: Joe out of shame and religious turmoil; Roy to preserve his power and access. An angel invites Prior to be a prophet in death. Joe's mother and Belize, a close friend, help Prior choose.
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DVD, Region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 surround.

English and dubbed Spanish dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.

Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, Emma Thompson, Mary-Louise Parker, Jeffrey Wright, Justine Kirk, Ben Shenkman, Patrick Wilson, Brian Markinson, James Cromwell.

Director of photography, Stephen Goldblatt ; editors, John Bloom, Antonia Van Drimmelen ; music, Thomas Newman ; costume designer, Stuart Wurtzel ; visual effects supervisor, Richard Edlund.

Originally broadcast by HBO in 2003.

Based on the play by Tony Kushner.

Not rated.

God has abandoned Heaven. It's 1985 and the Reagans are in the White House. Death is swinging the scythe of AIDS. In Manhattan, Prior tells Lou, his lover, he's ill and Lou decides to bolt. As disease and loneliness ravage Prior, guilt invades Lou. Joe is an attorney, who is Mormon and Republican, is pushed by right-winger Roy toward a job at the Justice Dept. Both Joe and Roy are in the closet: Joe out of shame and religious turmoil; Roy to preserve his power and access. An angel invites Prior to be a prophet in death. Joe's mother and Belize, a close friend, help Prior choose.

Millenium approaches -- Perestroika.

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