The Boys in the Band Movie Review Summary

Actors: Kenneth Nelson, Peter White, Leonard Frey, Cliff Gorman, Frederick Combs, Laurence Luckinbill

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In the late 1960s in New York City, a group of gay men throw a birthday party for their friend Harold. Personal truths are revealed when Michael, the host, invites his old roommate Alan to the party, a heterosexual who has no idea of Michael's sexual orientation. Questions arise what exactly a steady homosexual relationship is.
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The climax focuses on the drunk men playing a telephone game, calling the one person, man or woman, each of them has truly loved and each confessing his love.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Taboo Sex Story?    -   Yes Kind of sex:    -   Gay guys!

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   seeing nude male butt Any profanity?    -   A lot of foul language Is this movie based on a    -   play

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