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In AN EARLY FROST, it is 1985 and Michael Pierson (Aidan Quinn) is a successful young lawyer in Chicago who has just been made a partner at his law firm. But he lives a double life, keeping his boyfriend a secret from both family and co-workers. Everything changes when he gets sick with pneumonia and is diagnosed with AIDS, forcing him to be open about the disease and his homosexuality for the first time. Back home with his family, they learn to adjust to the son they never knew, and realize that they love him just the same.
Brilliant movie . . . have always loved this portrayal of a family coming to terms with their sons homosexuality and AIDS at the same time. Read morePublished 5 months ago by tanka_oz
Love this movie that was way ahead of its time and was so glad to find a copy. Aidan Quinn is exceptional portraying a young man trying to deal with his own and his partner's... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Carmen
This movie was wonderful Aidan Quinn did a fabulous job as did Glenna Rowland and Ben Gazarra who I usually do not like.
It is as up to date today as when it was first made. Read more
it about a gay lawyer has a.i.d.s. and how people and the world treats him at that time when a.i.d.s was only a gaymen's diease in the early 1980'sPublished 21 months ago by ross bender
On October 2, 1985 movie star Rock Hudson died of AIDS in his home in Los Angeles. Never before had there been so much publicity surrounding the death of a male actor in Hollywood,... Read morePublished on August 15, 2010 by Terrance Richard
EARLY FROST is an excellent film placed early in the development of AIDS and its effects on the gay community in USA. Read morePublished on February 24, 2010 by R. W. E. Merchant
This groundbreaking 1985 movie directed by John Erman won 4 Emmys (it was nominated for 14) and a Golden Globe for its very accurate, informative and powerful portrayal of what it... Read morePublished on May 18, 2008 by David Colvin
This groundbreaking 1985 movie directed by John Erman won 4 Emmys (it was nominated for 14) and a Golden Globe for its very accurate, informative and powerful portrayal of what it... Read morePublished on November 30, 2007 by Olukayode Balogun