Indian Summer (1996 film)

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Indian Summer
Indian Summer film poster 1996.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Nancy Meckler
Produced by Martin Pope
Screenplay by Martin Sherman
Starring Jason Flemyng
Antony Sher
Diane Parish
Dorothy Tutin
Music by Peter Salem
Cinematography Chris Seager
Edited by Rodney Holland
Channel Four Films
Martin Pope Productions
Release date
November 1996, London Film Festival
Running time
98 minutes
Country UK
Language English

Indian Summer, also known as Alive & Kicking, is a 1996 British drama film directed by Nancy Meckler and starring Jason Flemyng, Antony Sher and Bill Nighy. The script was written by Martin Sherman, author of the play Bent.[1] The plot follows as self-involved gay dancer who refuses to let the fact that he is HIV positive to disrupt his career as he rehearses a staging of Indian Summer, a gay-themed ballet about love and lust. The dancer begins a troubled relationship with an older man, a gay therapist prone to drinking. The film was released in the UK as Indian Summer and in the United States as Alive & Kicking.



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