When a lawyer (Tom Hanks) is fired for being HIV positive (and implicitly for being homosexual) he sues his firm for discrimination. Denzel Washington) plays the homophobic lawyer talked into taking the case. A history-making courtroom drama that stands the test of time.
“An important film not just from a cinematic perspective, but from a cultural one, bringing the AIDS crisis to the masses in a deeply human way, confronting and dispelling prejudices and misconceptions with major stars.” Matthew Lucas, From the Front Row
“Hanks and Washington (in a role that’s unexpectedly comic) have rarely been better” Gary Thompson, Philadelphia Daily News
Starring: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington
|Directed by||Jonathan Demme|
|Running Time||125 mins|