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Sweet Jane (1998)

Jane, an HIV-positive heroin addict, meets Tony, a young AIDS victim with no family, and the two form a bond.

Director:

Joe Gayton

Writer:

Joe Gayton
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Samantha Mathis ... Jane
Barbara Pilavin ... Old Woman Patient
Kimberly Scott ... Dr. Gordon
Joseph Gordon-Levitt ... Tony
Derek Webster ... Darryl
Nicki Micheaux ... Martielle
Phil Fondacaro ... Bob
Russell Gray Russell Gray ... Silhouette
Mary Woronov ... Sales Lady
Rex Ryan Rex Ryan ... Clemenzo
Bud Cort ... Dr. Geiler
Daniel Roebuck ... Kellygreen
Gary Bullock ... Figure
William McNamara ... Stan Bleeker
Milton Quon ... Korean Clerk
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Storyline

Jane is a drug addict who has just been diagnosed HIV-positive. Teenage boy Tony gets close to her and accepts her as a surrogate mother, but he's also terminally ill with AIDS. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Romance

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Quotes

Jane: [shaking him] Tell me what's wrong with you! What is it? Is it cancer or something? Goddammit, Tony, tell me what it is!
Tony: [quietly] AIDS.
Jane: [quickly lets go of him] Oh, Jesus!
Tony: No, don't worry. You can't get it from touching me.
Jane: I'm not afraid of getting it.
Tony: Sure...
Jane: I already got it, you stupid kid.
Tony: What?
Jane: Yeah. But evidently, you got it a whole lot worse.
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A good drama
10 November 2001 | by alwayzjelloSee all my reviews

This movie is one of those good dramas. No hype, just good emotional story. I like these kinds of movies where you can tell the actors were not rewarded for their great performances, it's not all Hollywood and glamour. It inspired me to write more, like I used to. I recommend it for all those for like good movies, and good dramas, not junk.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 February 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lepers See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$59, 16 July 2000

Gross USA:

$967
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NEO Motion Pictures See more »
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Dolby

Color:

Color
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