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The Weekend Australian - Review - - Out & About - David Strat­ton

Hold­ing the Man (MA15+) Neil Arm­field’s film of Tim Con­i­grave’s memoir about his love af­fair with John Ca­leo is a very well acted and of­ten mov­ing jour­ney through the trau­matic AIDS epi­demic of the 1980s. As the lovers, who meet in high school, Ryan Corr and Craig Stott are ex­cel­lent (though not en­tirely con­vinc­ing as school­boys), while their par­ents — played by An­thony LaPaglia, Kerry Fox, Guy Pearce and Tessa de Josselin — pro­vide many mo­ments of truth. Though over­long, the film con­vinc­ingly cap­tures both a trou­bled era and a pas­sion­ate, lov­ing re­la­tion­ship.

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