And the Band Played On
Screened in April 2009
Director: Roger Spottiswoode. TV Movie. With Matthew Modine, Saul Rubinek, Alan Alda, Ian McKellen, Glenne Headly, Lily Tomlin, Donal Logue, Charles Martin Smith, Christian Clemenson, Richard Jenkins, Richard Masur, Patrick Bauchau, Nathalie Baye, David Clennon, Phil Collins, David Dukes, Richard Gere, Anjelica Huston, Tchéky Karyo, Swoosie Kurtz, Jack Laufer, Steve Martin, Peter McRobbie, Lawrence Monoson, Jeffrey Nordling, Stephen Spinella, B.D. Wong, Jill Andre, Bud Cort, Alex Courtney, David Marshall Grant, Ronald Guttman, Laura Innes, Ken Jenkins, Dakin Matthews. Screenplay: Arnold Schulman (based on the book by Randy Shilts).
Twitter Capsule: TV film won't win prizes for style but is useful, sober time capsule, and manages not to choke on Importance

Photo © 1993 Channel Four/British Screen/Thin Man Films
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

Emmy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Made for Television Movie
Best Director (Miniseries/Special): Roger Spottiswoode
Best Actor (Miniseries/Special): Matthew Modine
Best Supporting Actress (Miniseries/Special): Swoosie Kurtz
Best Supporting Actress (Miniseries/Special): Lily Tomlin
Best Supporting Actor (Miniseries/Special): Alan Alda
Best Supporting Actor (Miniseries/Special): Richard Gere
Best Supporting Actor (Miniseries/Special): Ian McKellen
Best Writing (Miniseries/Special): Arnold Schulman
Best Art Direction (Miniseries/Special): Victoria Paul & Lee Mayman; Diana Allen Williams
Best Film Editing (Miniseries/Special, Single Camera): Lois Freeman-Fox
Best Casting: Judith Holstra & Nikki Valko
Best Makeup (Miniseries/Special): Allen A. Apone & Michael Spatola
Best Hairstyling (Miniseries/Special): Arturo Rojas & Martin Christopher

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best TV Movie/Miniseries
Best Actor (TV Movie/Miniseries): Matthew Modine

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