When Jack makes a scene at a memorial party, his best friend Iris offers up her family cabin on an island in the Pacific Northwest so he can seek catharsis in solitude. Once there, however, he runs into Iris' sister Hannah who is reeling from the abrupt end of a seven-year relationship and finds solace in Tom's unexpected presence. [more inside]
Parting Glances was one of the first major films about out, gay characters and AIDS and portrayed an unusual (for Hollywood) love triangle that was deeply grounded in queer sensibilities. The film launched the career of Steve Buscemi and featured hits from Bronski Beat. Reviews were mixed at the time, but it continues to be recognized as groundbreaking.
A romantic comedy about an abortion!
Call the Midwife: Episode 3 Season 1, Ep 3
Our heroine is assigned to provide home health nursing for a single veteran and gets a surprise visit. Meanwhile, Trixie and Cynthia attend to an emotionally complicated case, and Chummy gets a proposal.