An HBO miniseries, based on the Tony-award winning plays by Tony Kushner, about AIDS, religion, drugs, homosexuality, angels, and whether the redemption of man is possible. The story revolves around a group of people who, at first sight, have nothing to do with each other -- but are all connected by their ideology, experiences, and feelings.
Last Episode01x06 Perestroika: Chapter Six - Heaven,… Aired: Dec. 14, 2003
In Perestroika Prior Walter faces the visions that he tries to confront. Meanwhile, Roy Cohn tries to manipulate with the system so he could …
Series Fun Facts
- When Prior tells Louis about their cat running away, he says in French: "Le chat, elle ne reviendra jamais, jamais," which means: "The cat, she will never, never return."
- Shortly before his death in 2014, director Mike Nichols revealed that out of all the films he had directed in his lifetime, he considered this to be his magnum opus.
- When Nurse Emily starts babbling in Hebrew to Prior, she's actually reciting El Malei Rachamim, the prayer for the dead, asking for the repose of Prior's soul.