Milk

Milk

rating: Unrated

Milk is a biographical film based on the gay rights activist & politician Harvey Milk

Police raiding gay bars and arresting patrons during the 1950s and 1960s was usual, Dianne Feinstein's on November 27, 1978 announced to the press that Milk and Moscone had been killed. Milk is seen recording his will throughout the film, nine days before the assassinations. The movie then goes back to New York City in 1970, the eve of Milk's 40th birthday and his first meeting with his much younger sexual lover, Scott Smith. Not satisfied with his life he is in need of a change, Milk and Smith decides to move to San Francisco to find larger acceptance of their gay relation. They open Castro Camera, in a seek of evolving into a predominantly gay neighborhood known as "The Castro". Frustrated by the opposition they meet in the once Irish Catholic neighborhood, Milk uses his background as a businessman to become a gay activist...

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