Para uma melhor experiência no MUBI, atualize seu navegador.
6.7
/10
11 Ratings

Buddies

Directed by Arthur J. Bressan Jr.
United States, 1985
Drama, LGBT+

Synopsis

Directed by Arthur Bressan, who would die of complications from AIDS two years after the film was released, the film follows a New York City gay man in a monogamous relationship becoming a “buddy” or a volunteer friend to another gay man dying of AIDS and the friendship that develops.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what’s now showing
Buddies Directed by Arthur J. Bressan Jr.

Critics reviews

In Bressan’s last film he has all sides of himself in narrative, documentary, and erotic all being shown. It cannot help but feel like a final testament.
June 25, 2019
Read full article
Heralded as the first feature-length drama about AIDS, landmark gay filmmaker Arthur J. Bressan, Jr.’s brisk 1985 film BUDDIES is still as poignant as ever.
September 21, 2018
Read full article
If ever a film feels made out of moral necessity, it’s this one. Produced for around $27,000, Buddies is spare and delicate; at times it feels like it could crumple like tissue paper before your eyes at any second, at others it’s as angry and outspoken as a film from the eye of the hurricane needs to be.
June 20, 2018
Read full article

Related films