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Was It Good For the Gays? ‘Milk’

Milk ( American film) - Wikipedia

Milk is a American biographical film based on the life of gay rights activist and politician Harvey Milk , who was the first openly gay person to be elected to public office in California, as a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Attempts to put Milk's life to film followed a documentary of his life and the aftermath of his assassination , titled The Times of Harvey Milk , which was loosely based upon Randy Shilts 's biography, The Mayor of Castro Street the film won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for , and was awarded Special Jury Prize at the first Sundance Film Festival , among other awards. Various scripts were considered in the early s, but projects fell through for different reasons, until The film was released to much acclaim and earned numerous accolades from film critics and guilds for Penn's performance, Van Sant's directing, and the screenplay, it received 8 Oscar nominations at the 81st Academy Awards , including Best Picture and went on to win two: Best Actor for Penn, his second Oscar, and Best Original Screenplay for Black. The film opens with archival footage of police raiding gay bars and arresting patrons during the s and s, followed by Dianne Feinstein 's November 27, announcement to the press that Harvey Milk and Mayor George Moscone had been assassinated.

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Sean Penn amazes me. Few characters could be more different, few characters could seem more real. He creates a character with infinite attention to detail, and from the heart out. Here he creates a character who may seem like an odd bird to mainstream America and makes him completely identifiable.