A Death in the family

New Zealand, 1987

Film
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An outstanding dramatisation of a group of gay men nursing a friend dying of AIDS in his final 16 days. This beautifully shot film addresses the private realities of living and loving against the public front of a “horror” disease.

Credits

co-director

Peter Wells

Stewart Main

producer

James H. Wallace

production company

Television New Zealand

New Zealand Film Commission

James H. Wallace

Language

English

Duration

00:52:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

34607

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Gay and lesbian studies

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → AIDS (Disease)

Short films

Short films → Short films - New Zealand

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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