Alive and Kicking Movie Review 1996

Information and Film Reviews for Alive and Kicking the Movie

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Tonio (Flemyng) is a handsome, vain ballet dancer with AIDS, who hides his emotions beneath a witty facade and his work. At a club he meets the older, equally driven Jack (Sher), an AIDS counselor, who pursues him. Though they become lovers, Tonio's obsession with his latest (and last) dance role causes a rift between them. Subplot between Tonio and lesbian dancer Millie (Parish) is self-conscious and Tonio's theatrics can become annoying but both Flemyng and Sher do their best in somewhat one-note roles.


First Look Home Entertainment, 8000 Sunset Blvd., East Penthouse, Los Angeles, CA 90048, Phone: (323)337-1000, Fax: (323)337-1078, Email:, URL:, Remarks: A division of First Look Pictures

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 100 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Romantic Drama, Gays, AIDS, Ballet, Dance Fever, Death & the Afterlife
Martin Sherman
Jason Flemyng, Anthony Sher, Dorothy Tutin, Anthony (Corlan) Higgins, Diane Parish, Bill Nighy
Chris Seager
Nancy Meckler
Peter Salem
Martin Pope, Channel Four Film, First Look Pictures

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