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Yorkshire Post - YP Magazine - - Classifieds -

A gay lawyer is fired af­ter con­tract­ing Aids, and takes his for­mer em­ploy­ers to court to prove he was dis­crim­i­nated against be­cause of his con­di­tion. The only at­tor­ney he can find to rep­re­sent him is a ho­mo­pho­bic court­room ri­val, who is forced to con­front his prej­u­dices as the case un­folds and his client’s health de­te­ri­o­rates. Drama, star­ring an Os­car-win­ning Tom Hanks, with Den­zel Wash­ing­ton, An­to­nio Ban­deras, Ja­son Ro­bards, Mary Steen­bur­gen, Joanne Wood­ward, Ron Vawter, Charles Napier and Roberta Maxwell.

Court­room bat­tle: Tom Hanks stars in the Os­car-win­ning drama.

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