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Dallas Buyers Club

Dallas Buyers Club
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Original title
Dallas Buyers Club
Year
2013
Running Time
117 min.
Country
 United States
Director
Jean-Marc Vallée
Screenwriter
Craig Borten, Melisa Wallack
Music
Miscellaneous
Cinematography
Yves Bélanger
Cast
Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto, Steve Zahn, Dallas Roberts, Denis O'Hare, Griffin Dunne, Kevin Rankin, Lawrence Turner, Jonathan Vane
Production Co.
Focus Features / Truth Entertainment / Voltage Pictures / R² Films / Evolution Independent
Genre
Drama | Biography. Based on a true story. Drugs. Disease. AIDS. The 80s. The 90s
Official Site
http://www.focusfeatures.com/dallas_buyers_club
Synopsis / Plot
Based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, a drug taking, women loving, homophobic man who, in 1986 was diagnosed with full blown HIV/AIDS and given thirty days to live. He started taking the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved AZT, the only legal drug available in the U.S, which brought him to the brink of death. To survive, he smuggled non-toxic, anti-viral medications from all over the world, but yet still illegal in the U.S. Other AIDS patients sought out his medications forgoing hospitals, doctors and AZT. With the help of his Doctor, Eve Saks and a fellow patient, Rayon, Ron unintentionally created the Dallas Buyers Club, the first of dozens which would form around the country, providing its paying members with these alternative treatments. The clubs, growing in numbers and clientele, were brought to the attention of the FDA and pharmaceutical companies which waged an all out war on Ron.
Awards
2013: 3 Academy Awards: Best Actor (McConaughey) & Supp. Actor (Leto) and Makeup
2013: 2 Golden Globes: Best Actor (McConaughey) & Supporting Actor (Leto)
2013: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Supp. Actor (Leto)
2013: Critics Choice: Best Actor & Supporting Actor. 3 nominations
2013: Gotham Awards: Best Actor (Matthew McConaughey)
2013: National Board of Review (NBR): Top 10 Independent Films
2013: Independent Spirit Awards: Best Actor & Best Supporting Actor
2013: Satellite Awards: Best Actor (McConaughey) & Supporting Actor (Leto)
2013: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Original Screenplay
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