The Night Listener

Genre:  Thriller
Running Time:  82 min.
Release Date: August 4, 2006
DVD: January 9, 2007

Current rating: Rating: 3.25
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Cast: Robin Williams, Toni Collette, Sandra Oh, Rory Culkin, Bobby Cannavale

Synopsis

Writer Gabriel Noone (Robin Williams), who tells his stories on the radio, experiences a personal slump when his boyfriend Jess (Bobby Cannavale) decides to leave him. But when his editor sends him a manuscript to get his opinion, Gabriel becomes hooked by the story.

It’s written by Pete (Rory Culkin), a teenager who was taken away from his parents. They, along with their friends, sexually abused him from a young age. Now living with Donna, a social worker, Pete’s been diagnosed with AIDS. Pete and Gabriel connect via phone, but Gabriel begins to believe the boy may not really exist.

Based on the best-selling novel by Armistead Maupin.

Director: Patrick Stettner
Studio: Odeon Films
Producer(s): John N. Hart, Jeff Sharp, Robert Kessel, Jill Footlick
Screenplay: Armistead Maupin, Terry Anderson, Patrick Stettner
Official Site: www.thenightlistener-movie.com/

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