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Release Date: April 21, 1995Running Time: 95 mins.
MPAA Rating: PG 13Box Office: $2,485,520.00
Genre: Drama


Joseph Mazzello

Brad Renfro

Diana Scarwid

Bruce Davison

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Eleven-year-old Dexter, has contracted the AIDS virus from a blood transfusion and is now shunned by the townsfolk in his small, Minnesota hometown. Except for his loving, nurturing mother, Dexter lives a life of lonely isolation until he meets Erik, a tough, young neighbor boy who befriends him. The new acquaintance must remain a secret however, for like the rest of the community, Erik's overworked, embittered mother is fearful of any contact with the afflicted Dexter and forbids her son to see him. But the bond between the boys soon grows strong. When Erik's mom discovers their friendship, she threatens to send Erik away to summer camp, endangering their relationship. They read a tabloid s... Full Summary >>