Bronski Beat and baggy jeans, AIDS movie takes Cannes back to the 80s

May 20, 2017 By Robin Pomeroy CANNES, France (Reuters) – Remember the days when AIDS was considered by some to be a “gay plague” and the word “condom” was taboo in polite company? If not, then you were too young to have lived through the 1980s portrayed in “BPM – Beats Per Minute”, a movie that premiered in Cannes on Saturday and immediately became talked of as a possible prize winner. In an era before social media allowed like-minded people to form instant campaign groups, the film follows members of…

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