The Normal Heart | reviewed by: William O'Donnell | August 27, 2014
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Frantically directed like an action or a thriller might be. The acting is loaded with melodramatic monologues but still an important story.
genre Drama
synopsis The story of the onset of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980s, taking an unflinching look at the nation's sexual politics as gay activists and their allies in the medical community fight to expose the truth about the burgeoning epidemic to a city and nation in denial.
lead actors Mark Ruffalo | Jim Parsons | Matt Bomer | Julia Roberts | Jonathan Groff | Taylor Kitsch | Alfred Molina | Denis O'Hare | Finn Wittrock | Remy Auberjonois | Joe Zaso | Joe Mantello | BD Wong | Danielle Ferland | Corey Stoll
director Ryan Murphy