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1985 (2018)

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Inspired by the award-winning short film of the same name, 1985 follows Adrian (Cory Michael Smith, "Gotham"), a closeted young man returning to his Texas hometown for Christmas during the first wave of the AIDS crisis. Burdened with unspeakable tragedy in New York, Adrian reconnects with his brother (Aidan Langford) and estranged childhood friend (Jamie Chung), as he struggles to divulge his dire circumstances to his religious parents (Virginia Madsen and Michael Chiklis).

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Critic Reviews for 1985

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (4)

All the performances are very good (though one might ask why no one has a regional accent), with stage-trained Smith providing a center of quiet intensity.

June 28, 2018 | Full Review…

It is a haunting elegy for a generation of gay men.

March 16, 2018 | Rating: B | Full Review…
Top Critic

This is a realistic, discreet, yet exploratory film that earns its tears honestly and scrupulously.

March 16, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Anchored by a deeply felt central performance from Cory Michael Smith, the modest but affecting film should find a receptive niche with LGBT audiences.

March 12, 2018 | Full Review…

1985 is an incredibly moving film from writer-director Yen Tan.

June 15, 2018 | Full Review…

it's a story that's been told before, of course, and not everything works - but there are nice surprises in the script,

May 24, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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