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Release Date: July 26, 1996Running Time: 93 mins.
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $706,376.00
Genre: Adaptation, Documentary, Drama, Historical

Cast:

Guillermo Diaz

Frederick Weller

Luis Guzman

Gabriel Mann

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Summary:
It's summer 1969 in New York City. Matty Dean arrives on a Greyhound bus. Young, gay and full of dreams, Matty heads downtown. It's the time of the Vietnam War and the Apollo Moon Walk; homosexuality is still illegal. It's the summer of love--but not if you're gay. When Matty finds the Stonewall Inn, wild haunt of fabulous diva drag queens and hangout of the defiant and outspoken street queen Miranda, he experiences a gay life he never knew before. Witnessing the harrassment and butalitiy inflicted on the queers of the Stonewall Inn by the local cops, Matty soon realizes the impossibility of a "safe" gay life and the limitations of fighting for social acceptance from within the system. On th... Full Summary >>