Holding the Man

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Holding the Man

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Holding the Man

Release Date: August 27, 2015

Year    :   2015
Slogan    :   «A love story for everyone»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Goalpost Pictures, Screen Australia, Snow Republic, John Barry Group
Director    :   Neil Armfield
Producers    :   Andrew Mackie, Richard Payten, Nikki Barrett, Tristan Whalley, Rosemary Blight, Ben Grant, Kylie du Fresne, Tommy Murphy, Natalie Wall, Cameron Huang, Esther Rodewald
Writers    :   Tommy Murphy, Timothy Conigrave
RunTime    :   128 mins.

Tim and John fell in love while teenagers at their all-boys high school. John was captain of the football team, Tim an aspiring actor playing a minor part in Romeo and Juliet. Their romance endured for 15 years in the face of everything life threw at it - the separations, the discrimination, the temptations, the jealousies and the losses - until the only problem that love can't solve tried to destroy them.

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