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Buddies (1985)

NR 09/12/1985 (US) Drama 1h 21m

...the first dramatic movie about AIDS

Overview

David, a naive graduate student, has volunteered to work as a "buddy" for people dying of AIDS. Assigned to the intensely political Robert, a lifelong activist whose friends and family have abandoned him following his diagnosis, the two men, each with notably different world views, soon discover common bonds, as David's inner activist awakens and Robert's need for emotional release is fulfilled.

  1. Arthur J. Bressan, Jr.

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Geoff Edholm

    Robert Willow

  2. David Schachter

    David Bennett

  3. Libby Saines

    Mrs. Bennett

  4. David Rose

    David Rose

    Steve

  5. Billy Lux

    Edward

  6. Joyce Korn

    Lynn

  7. Susan Schneider

    Sylvia Douglas

  8. Tracy Vivat

    Nurse

Full Cast & Crew

Buddies
Buddies

Status Released

Original Language English

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Content Score

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