Interwoven AIDS-related stories revolving around shamed bisexual Mormon Joe Pitt and his despairing wife Harper; AIDS patient Prior Walter; and Walter's lover Louis who eventually becomes Joe's lover. Based on Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name
Bruce Lee Gross
Danny Aiello Iii
William A Beekman
P. J. Bloom
Keith M Bunting
John Caglione Jr.
Joseph A Campayno
Samuel W Carderelli
Robert William Carpenter
J. John Corbett
Celia D. Costas
Sophia M Costas
Ray De La Motte
Louis De Luca
Ruth A. Deleon
George Detitta Jr.
Angel Di Angelis
Angelo Di Giacomo
Patricia Kerrigan Dicerto
Elaine Essex Thompson
Sarah Allison Feldman
David Scott Gagnon
Timothy M Garrett
Aaron Craig Geller
Joe C. Guest
Peter G Hackman
Steven R Hammond
J. Roy Helland
Patricia Doherty Hess
Don J Hewitt
Joseph L. Johnson
Dennis J. Kelly
Daniel P Kennedy
John T Kennedy
James R Kober
Iris H. Lemos
Lisa Marie Madden
Winner of the 2005 Writers Guild Award for Outstanding Achievement in Television Writing (Adapted Long Form) (Tony Kushner) from the Writers Guild of America (WGA).
Also nominated for the 2004 Emmy Award for Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (John Bloom and Antonia Van Drimmelen, "Part 1 - Millenium Approaches") and Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or Movie (Stephen Goldblatt, "Part 2 - Perestroika") by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
Winner of nine 2004 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Miniseries, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie (Al Pacino), Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie (Meryl Streep), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie (Jeffrey Wright), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie (Mary-Louise Parker), Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries or Movie (Mike Nichols), Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special (Tony Kushner), Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Stuart Wurtzel, John Kasarda, and George DeTitta Jr., "Part 1 - Millenium Approaches" and "Part 2 - Perestroika"), and Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Juliet Taylor and Ellen Lewis) from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Also nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie (Emma Thompson) and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie (Patrick Wilson, Justin Kirk, and Ben Shenkman).
Winner of the 2004 Eddie Award for Best Edited Miniseries or Movie for Non-Commercial Television (John Bloom and Antonia Van Drimmelen, Part 1) from the American Cinema Editors (ACE).
Winner of the 2004 Humanitas Prize for the 90 Minute Category (Tony Kushner) from the Humanitas Prize.
Nominated for the 2003 ASC Outstanding Achievement Award (Movie of the Week, Miniseries or Pilot - Basic or Pay) (Stephen Goldblatt) by the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC).
Voted one of the 10 best TV programs of the year 2003 by the American Film Institute (AFI).
Released in United States on Video September 14, 2004
Aired in United States December 7, 2003
Aired in United States December 14, 2003
Aired in United States September 14, 2004
Project was previously in development at Fine Line Features with Robert Altman attached to direct.
Project was originally in development at Avenue Pictures with Cary Brokaw producing and Neil LaBute mentioned to direct. P.J. Hogan also once mentioned to direct.
Aired in USA on HBO December 12, 2003 (part 1) and December 14, 2003 (part 2).
Channel 4 purchased the project from HBO and is scheduled to air in the United Kingdom in 2004.
Aired in two, three hour parts, "The Millenium Approaches", and "Perestroika".
Part 1 "The Millennium Approaches" completed shooting July 2002. Part 2 "Perestroika" began shooting in New York in October 2002.
Project completed shooting in February 2003 afer 137 shooting days.
Part 1 "The Millenium Approaches" (Chapters 1, 2, 3)
Part 2 "Parastroika" (Chapters 4, 5, 6)
2 (initial broadcast)
Winner of the 2005 David L. Wolper Producer of the Year Award (Long-Form Television) from the Producers Guild of America (PGA).