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Longtime Companion

1989 Rated R 1hr 40m

This ensemble piece centers on a group of gay men in 1980s New York City whose lives are changed by the puzzling new "gay cancer." The first film to have AIDS as its main subject, Longtime Companion is a powerful mix of historical realism and bittersweet drama. Winner of the Sundance Audience Award and numerous supporting actor accolades for Bruce Davison, including an Oscar nomination.

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Movie Details

1990 Sundance Film Festival®
  • Audience Award: Drama
  • Grand Jury Prize: Drama nominee
1991 Independent Spirit Awards®
1991 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
1991 Academy Award®
Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1


French, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; theatrical trailer