Paul Monette: The Brink of Summer's End

Paul Monette: The Brink of Summer's End (1997)

Narrated by Linda Hunt, this documentary examines the life of the late author and gay rights activist Paul Monette. Born in 1945 to a well-off Massachusetts family, Monette grows up unable to accept his homosexuality, for years hiding it from his loved ones while struggling to develop as a writer. In 1978, Monette publishes his first novel, which allows him to come out to his parents. After losing one lover to AIDS in 1986, he becomes a ferocious advocate for awareness of the disease.

Writing:
  • Monte Bramer
Directing:
  • Monte Bramer
  • Views: 1
  • Release Date: 1997-01-01
  • Language: English
  • Country: US
  • Runtime: 90
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