History Film / Milk

13th Nov '16 5:03:05 PM jamespolk
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Not to be confused with the drink, nor with the film ''Film/MilkMoney''.

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Not to be confused with the drink, nor with the film ''Film/MilkMoney''.
''Film/MilkMoney''. Compare the acclaimed 1984 documentary about Milk, ''Film/TheTimesOfHarveyMilk''.
11th Nov '16 11:01:56 PM YT45
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* BuryYourGays: Justified in that this is a true story and Harvey really was assassinated by Dan White, but as far as we know it was not because Harvey was gay.

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* BuryYourGays: Justified in that this is a true story and Harvey really was assassinated by Dan White, but as far as we know it was not because Harvey was gay.gay. The real Dan went to City Hall intent on murdering the mayor over a political vendetta, which he did. In the process, he also ran into Milk, against whom he also held a political grudge.
14th Oct '16 3:18:39 PM TargetmasterJoe
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* TheTwink: Several examples - photographer Danny Nicoletta definitely qualifies, and Jack is more if a BrokenBird example. Cleve is depicted as one in his first appearance.

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* TheTwink: Several examples - photographer Danny Nicoletta definitely qualifies, and Jack is more if of a BrokenBird example. Cleve is depicted as one in his first appearance.



-->Moscone: You know who you sounded like just now? Boss Tweed. Or Mayor Daley.
-->Harvey (snickering): I like that. A homosexual with power. That's scary.

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-->Moscone: -->'''Moscone:''' You know who you sounded like just now? Boss Tweed. Or Mayor Daley.
-->Harvey (snickering): -->'''Harvey:''' (snickering) I like that. A homosexual with power. That's scary.
19th May '16 4:50:21 PM Mdumas43073
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'''''Milk''''' is a 2008 film, that was directed by Gus Van Sant and stars Creator/SeanPenn, Emile Hirsch, Creator/JamesFranco, and Creator/JoshBrolin.

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'''''Milk''''' ''Milk'' is a 2008 film, that was directed by Gus Van Sant and stars Creator/SeanPenn, Emile Hirsch, Creator/JamesFranco, and Creator/JoshBrolin.
16th Jan '16 4:21:01 PM tandra88
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->''"My name is Harvey Milk and I'm here to recruit you!"''
27th May '15 7:50:14 AM Aquila89
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'''''Milk''''' is a 2008 film, that was directed by Gus Van Sant and stars Creator/SeanPenn, Emile Hirsch, James Franco, and Creator/JoshBrolin.

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'''''Milk''''' is a 2008 film, that was directed by Gus Van Sant and stars Creator/SeanPenn, Emile Hirsch, James Franco, Creator/JamesFranco, and Creator/JoshBrolin.
20th May '15 4:19:01 PM nombretomado
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Milk was nominated for countless awards, and won 2 [[AcademyAward Oscars]] for original screenplay and lead actor, Penn's second win. It was also nominated for picture, director, and supporting actor (Brolin).

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Milk was nominated for countless awards, and won 2 [[AcademyAward [[UsefulNotes/AcademyAward Oscars]] for original screenplay and lead actor, Penn's second win. It was also nominated for picture, director, and supporting actor (Brolin).
18th Feb '15 5:23:09 PM LtFedora
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* DragQueen: None of the major characters, but they can be seen in the background of all the major protests. And of course, preforming in Harvey's larger-than-life [[spoiler: last]] birthday party.

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* DragQueen: None of the major characters, but they can be seen in the background of all the major protests. And of course, preforming performing in Harvey's larger-than-life [[spoiler: last]] birthday party.
29th Dec '14 10:56:55 AM Anata
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* DragQueen: None of the major characters, but they can be seen in the background of all the major protests.

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* DragQueen: None of the major characters, but they can be seen in the background of all the major protests. And of course, preforming in Harvey's larger-than-life [[spoiler: last]] birthday party.



* {{Gayborhood}}: Justified due to the setting, since it was Harvey's base of political support.

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* {{Gayborhood}}: Justified due to the setting, since it was Harvey's base of political support. After all, Castro is the original Gayborhood
* GayConservative: According to Scott, Milk himself was originally one. A more played straight kind of example is David Goodstein.



* MayDecemberRomance: Harvey is in his early 40s, while at least one of his boyfriends appears to be in his early-to-mid 20s (who even starts their relationship by asserting he doesn't date guys over 40).

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* MayDecemberRomance: Harvey is in his early 40s, while at least one of his boyfriends appears to be in his early-to-mid 20s (who even starts their relationship by asserting he doesn't date guys over 40). It seems Jack is about Scott's age.



* TalkingDownTheSuicidal: Harvey talks Paul, a disabled gay kid, out of killing himself.

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* TalkingDownTheSuicidal: Harvey talks Paul, a disabled gay kid, out of killing himself.himself before his parent send him off to a CureYourGays institution.


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* ThoseTwoGuys: Plabich and Rivaldo - never get any screen time alone. [[WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue epilogue]] shows they became partners in a political consulting firm.
* TokenLesbian: Anne Kronenberg, the campaign manager.
** Also, a played down ButchLesbian. (It is [[AdaptationalAttractiveness Alison Pill]], after all).


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* TheTwink: Several examples - photographer Danny Nicoletta definitely qualifies, and Jack is more if a BrokenBird example. Cleve is depicted as one in his first appearance.
15th Dec '14 1:49:02 PM creader
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* IronyAsSheIsCast: Anti-gay state senator John Briggs is played by openly gay actor Creator/DenisOHare
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