“And the Band Played On” quotes(1993)
Plot – Dr. Francis is one of the first doctors to understand the danger of a mysterious epidemic which has already devastated many victims in Africa and it's spreading all over the world. The moral and respectable American society remains indifferent as it considers the HIV virus dangerous only for homosexuals. Dr. Francis has to fight a real war to raise the public awareness about the mortal disease.
All actors – Matthew Modine, Alan Alda, Patrick Bauchau, Nathalie Baye, Christian Clemenson, David Clennon, Phil Collins, Bud Cort, Alex Courtney, David Dukes, Richard Gere, David Marshall Grantshow all
“And the Band Played On” Quotes 8 quotes
“- Dr. Mary Guinan: In your file it says that you're gay.
- Gaetan Dugas: And also a homosexual.”
“- Eddie Papasano: Let me tell you people something, no matter what happens here today, if you try to close my joint, I 'll sue the ass off you.
- Dr. Don Francis: Doesn't it bother you knowing that the people who have sex in your bath-house are playing Russian roulette?
- Eddie Papasano: Please just cut out this bullshit. We're all in this for...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Blood Bank executive: Is the CDC seriously suggesting that the blood industry spends $100 millions a year to use the test for the wrong disease because we have a handful of transfusion fatalities and eight dead hemophiliacs?
- Dr. Don Francis: How many dead hemophiliacs do you need? How many people have to die to make it cost effecient for you...” (continue)(continue reading)
“When the doctors start acting like businessmen, who do the people turn to for doctors?”
“Now for years and years and years people in my hometown were telling me I was a freak because of my sexual orientation, until I came to San Francisco, and I found a community of freaks just like me. We stood together. We stood together! And it took a long time. But we finally forced this one tiny spot of the universe, the Castro, to realise that...” (continue)(continue reading)