milk

 

 

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Drama

128 mins

2008

Gus Van Sant

M

synopsis

In 1972, Harvey Milk (Sean Penn) and his then-lover Scott Smith leave New York for San Francisco, with Milk determined to accomplish something meaningful in his life. Settling in the Castro District, he opens a camera shop and helps transform the area into a mecca for gays and lesbians. In 1977 he becomes the nation’s first openly gay man elected to a notable public office when he wins a seat on the Board of Supervisors. 

cast:

Sean Penn ; Emile Hirsch ; Josh Brolin ; Diego Luna ; James Franco; Alison Pill ; Victor Garber; Denis O'Hare ; Joseph Cross ; Stephen Spinella; Lucas Grabeel;

crew:

Dustin Lance Black (executive producer) ; Bruce Cohen (producer) ; Barbara A. Hallex (ecutive producer) ; William Horberg (executive producer); Dan Jinks (producer); Michael London (executive producer) ; Bruna Papandrea (executive producer); Danny Elfman (Music); Harris Savides(director of photography); Elliot Graham (Film Editing)

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