Starring Mariel Hemingway and a raft of real-life track and field stars, Personal Best follows a young bisexual pentathlete vying for a spot on the U. John Schlesinger's acclaimed drama depicts two people who seek surprising ways to break free of their dull lives and reclaim their untamed youth. We have seen people like us reduced to stereotypes—sometimes based in truth, sometimes played by queer performers eager to find work and express their own identities in front of a camera, for better or for worse. Take a look at the trailer below. Tender Boys TGP 2.
Free Boys Pictures 8. Tom Hanks won his first Oscar for his performance as Andrew Beckett, a successful lawyer who is fired from his firm once the senior partners discover he has AIDS. Beach Rats is a provocative look at the personal and secret urges we often fear will come out into the light. Norman Rene's film follows a group of gay men through the early years of the AIDS crisis, one day per year, starting on the day the New York Times first covered the story of the "gay cancer.
Tom Ford's directorial debut adapts Christopher Isherwood's novel about an English professor in returning to life a year after the death of his lover.