House of Numbers (2009)
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Canadian filmmaker Brent Leung embarks on a global mission to discover why HIV/AIDS is still as much a mystery today as it was when it first made headlines in the early '80s. In his quest to define the deadly autoimmune disorder and find out what steps are being taken to cure it, Leung speaks with survivors, activists, Nobel laureates, presidential advisers, the executive director of UNAIDS, and even the two researchers crediting with discovering HIV. As the story of HIV/AIDS continues to
Apr 19, 2009 Wide
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Trafficking in irresponsible inferences and unsupported conclusions, the filmmaker Brent Leung offers himself as suave docent through a globe-trotting pseudo-investigation that should raise the hackles of anyone with even a glancing knowledge of the basic
A vital yet thorny approach whose inconclusiveness is bound to sadden or infuriate anyone who's lost a loved one to AIDS.
By the end of the film you'll likely be more confused about HIV/AIDS than ever, and that's just the way Leung wants it.
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