Torch Song Trilogy Movie Review 1988

Information and Film Reviews for Torch Song Trilogy the Movie

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Adapted from Fierstein's hit Broadway play about a gay man who "just wants to be loved." Still effective, but the rewritten material loses something in the translation to the screen. Bancroft heads a strong cast with a finely shaded performance as Fierstein's mother.

Distribution

Sony Pictures Home Video, Sony Pictures Plz., 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232, Phone: (310)244-7306, Fax: (310)280-2485, URL: http://www.spe.sony.com, Remarks: Formerly Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment

Available on VHS
Running time 126 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Comedy Drama, Gender Bending, Gays, Adapted from a Play, New York, New York
Screenplay
Harvey Fierstein
Cast
Anne Bancroft, Matthew Broderick, Harvey Fierstein, Brian Kerwin, Karen Young, Charles Pierce
Cinematography
Mikael Salomon
Director
Paul Bogart
Music
Peter Matz
Producer
Howard Gottfreid, New Line Cinema

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