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It's My Party (1996)

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43

Average Rating: 5.9/10
Critic Reviews: 7
Fresh: 3 | Rotten: 4

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In this bittersweet comedy drama, a man nearing the end of his life seeks closure with his family and friends, and he confronts the issues of the right to die. Nick Stark (Eric Roberts) is a successful architect who is openly gay. He was involved in a committed relationship with Brandon Theis (Gregory Harrison), a television director, until Nick discovered that he's HIV-positive. Nick's first question to Brandon is "You won't leave me, will you? I don't want to die alone." Brandon, however,

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Drama, Comedy

Jun 3, 2003

MGM Home Entertainment

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This chronicle of a person with AIDS who decides to terminate his life while his faculties are still intact feels like a personal work, but it's all background detail, lacking a strong dramatic core

December 15, 2006 Full Review Source: Variety
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This Party has its funny, sad and awkward moments. But at the end, you'll be glad you went.

January 1, 2000
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a powerful experience.

August 25, 2006 Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com
Filmcritic.com

Any movie trying this hard to get me misty is a lot more likely to make me angry.

July 6, 2003 Full Review Source: Film Freak Central
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A powerful and moving film

February 6, 2003
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it will break your heart and make you laugh.
June 20, 2007
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