Spirit Award winner Matthew McConaughey portrays real-life Texas electrician Ron Woodroof, an ordinary man who found himself in a life-or-death battle with the medical establishment and pharmaceutical companies. In 1985, Ron was blindsided by being diagnosed as H.I.V.-positive and given 30 days to live. Ron grabbed hold of non-toxic alternative treatments from all over the world by means both legal and illegal. Seeking to avoid government sanctions against selling non-approved medicines and supplements, he established a “buyers club,” which fellow H.I.V.-positive people could join for access to his supplies.
Grim, intense movie tells a powerful, relevant true story.
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Matthew McConaughey gives the performance of his career in this uplifting and powerful film inspired by true events. Texas cowboy Ron Woodroof (McConaughey) sees his free-wheeling life overturned when he’s diagnosed as HIV-positive and given 30 days to live. Determined to survive, Woodroof decides to take matters in his own hands by tracking down alternative treatments from all over the world by means both legal and illegal. After finding an unlikely ally in Rayon (Jared Leto), he establishes a hugely successful “buyers’ club” and unites a band of outcasts in a struggle for dignity and acceptance that inspires in ways no one could have imagined. Co-starring Jennifer Garner, Dallas Buyers Club is “deeply moving. A livewire of a movie!” (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone)
Ends 11/30/14. Matthew McConaughey won the Best Actor Oscar(R) for this searing film about a Texas redneck who became an unlikely hero to AIDS patients in the 1980s. A hedonistic heterosexual homophobe who contracts HIV, Ron Woodroof (McConaughey) has his eyes opened by the experience, joining a kind-hearted transsexual to import unsanctioned drugs to treat patients desperate for a cure.
Matthew McConaughey gives the performance of his career in this true story about a cowboy who takes matters into his own hands after he's diagnosed as HIV-positive and given 30 days to live.
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