Common Ground (2000)

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Harvey Fierstein, Terrence McNally, and Paula Vogel each wrote episodes for this three-part made-for-cable drama which examines changing attitudes and issues facing the gay and lesbian community in the small town of Homer, Connecticut. Opening in the 1950s and leading up to the present day, Common Ground features Eric Stolz, Mimi Rogers, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Margot Kidder, Edward Asner, Beau Bridges, Jason Priestley, and Steven Weber, as well as co-writer Fierstein.
Rating: R
Genre: Art House & International , Drama , Television
Directed By: Donna Deitch , Hollie Fifer , Adolfo Aristarain
Written By: Harvey Fierstein , Terrence McNally , Paula Vogel
In Theaters: wide
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Showtime Networks

Cast

Eric Stoltz
as Johnny Burroughs
Margot Kidder
as Mrs. Nelson
Steven Weber
as Gil Roberts
Brittany Murphy
as Dorothy Nelson
Mimi Rogers
as McPherson
Erik Knudsen
as Young Johnny
David Hemblen
as Chester Burroughs
Aron Tager
as Mr. Manos
Brian Kerwin
as Chuck Dawson
Shirley Josephs
as Mrs. Manos
Ann Holloway
as Mrs. Burgess
Tanya Henley
as Petty Officer
Patti Medwid
as Mrs. Dawson
Paulino Nunes
as Navy Recruiter
Ava Fitch
as Young Nancy
J. Adam Brown
as Jimmy Allen
Jason McSkimming
as Denny Tato
Adam Blake
as Brian Langer
Phillip Eddolls
as Jed Carter
Ilana Miller
as Peggy's Friend
Beau Bridges
as Father Lem
Jennifer Foster
as Nancy in 2000
Gina Sorell
as Justine
Rene Pauzer
as Andy's Mom
Alan Rosenthal
as Mr. Rosen
Thea Gill
as Willa
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The film has a strong political statement with an impassioned look at the ups and downs of the gay rights movement throughout recent U.S. history.

Full Review… | March 6, 2001
Apollo Guide

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