Torch Song Trilogy (1988)

Torch Song Trilogy (1988)
 

Director Paul Bogart

Writer Harvey Fierstein (play), Harvey Fierstein (screenplay)

Genre Comedy, Drama, Romance

Year 1988

Actors Anne Bancroft, Matthew Broderick, Harvey Fierstein, Brian Kerwin

IMDB : 7.7 (5,475 votes)


 

Description Tony Award-winning actor and playwright Harvey Fierstein re-creates his role as the unsinkable Arnold Beckoff in this film adaptation of the smash Broadway play TORCH SONG TRILOGY. A very personal story that is both funny and poignant, TORCH SONG TRILOGY chronicles a New Yorker's search for love, respect and tradition in a world that seems not especially made for him. From Arnold's hilarious steps toward domestic bliss with a reluctant school teacher, to his first truly promising love affair with a young fashion model, Arnold's greatest challenge remains his complicated relationship with his mother. But armed with a keenly developed sense of humor and oftentimes piercing wit, Arnold continues to test the commonly accepted terms of endearment--and endurance--in a universally affecting story that confirms that happiness is well worth carrying a torch for.

Comments

  • Tonnie Edits 2016-12-30 18:54:00
    this movie is amanzing n a masterpiece i love this movie.Check it out!!!!!!!!
  • ViardotVSGrisi 2013-11-08 15:07:32
    Arnold, the greatest gay hero on film.....

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