Something to Live For: The Alison Gertz Story

Overview

Something to Live For: The Alison Gertz Story was one of a myriad of early 1990s TV movies centering around the AIDS issue. Molly Ringwald stars as Alison Gertz, an upscale Manhattanite who thinks she knows her way around. Still, Alison conducts an "unprotected" one-night affair, which results in her contacting the AIDS virus. Despite her alleged smarts, Alison continues to seek out sexual partners and can't understand why they're reluctant to sleep with her, even though she belatedly offers to use ...
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Overview

Something to Live For: The Alison Gertz Story was one of a myriad of early 1990s TV movies centering around the AIDS issue. Molly Ringwald stars as Alison Gertz, an upscale Manhattanite who thinks she knows her way around. Still, Alison conducts an "unprotected" one-night affair, which results in her contacting the AIDS virus. Despite her alleged smarts, Alison continues to seek out sexual partners and can't understand why they're reluctant to sleep with her, even though she belatedly offers to use contraceptives. Perhaps if it had been made five years earlier, and perhaps if it didn't have its characters speaking fluent pop profundities, Something to Live For might have been one of the truly important made-for-TV AIDS sagas.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/11/2006
  • UPC: 779836184498
  • Original Release: 1992
  • Rating:

  • Source: Direct Source Label
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Canadian Import
  • Time: 1:40:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 79,700

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Molly Ringwald Alison Gertz
Albert Ash Doctor
Shari Ballard Group Leader
Robert Bauer
Victor Brandt
George Coe
Lee Grant Carol Gertz
Peter Gregory Michael
Perry King Mark
Martin Landau Jerry Gertz
Janet MacLachlan
Nancy McLaughlin
Joyce Meadows Woman at Party
Christopher Meloni David
Kim Myers
Connie Sawyer Elderly Woman
Esther Scott Older Nurse
Garn Stephens Gwen
Keenan Thomas Technician
Neil Vipond Administrator
Roxana Zal Tracy
Technical Credits
Tom McLoughlin Director
Chalres Bornstein Editor
Glenda Ganis Production Designer
Shelly Johnson Cinematographer
David Shire Score Composer
Sidney Wolinsky Editor
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Fatal Love
1. Chapter 1 [18:42]
2. Chapter 2 [19:01]
3. Chapter 3 [13:29]
4. Chapter 4 [14:08]
5. Chapter 5 [15:17]
6. Chapter 6 [10:20]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Fatal Love
   Play
   Scene Selection
   Setup
      Audio: English 2.0 Surround
      Audio: Français 2.0 Surround
      Audio: Español 2.0 Surround
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