Common Ground

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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.


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  • As well meaning, nobly intended, and skillfully played as it is (Asner is terrific, and so are the turkey-baster jokes), what Common Ground isn't is Angels in America.

    Feb 5, 2018 | Full Review…
  • At its best ''Common Ground... manages to mitigate the conventions by focusing on individuals caught between their perplexities and society's injunctions.

    Nov 29, 2017 | Full Review…
  • 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.

    Mar 6, 2001 | Rating: 79/100

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Phenomenal movie! Absolutely favor!

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