- 1 hr 32 min
The 1995 movie Jeffrey was a movie that was directed by Christopher Ashley and was written and produced by Paul Rudnick along with co-producers Victoria and Mitchell Maxwell and Mark Balsam. Jeffrey was distributed by Orion Pictures and had cameos in the movie from well known actors and actresses at the time in Patrick Stewart, Kathy Najimy, Sigourney Weaver, Christine Baranski, Olympia Dukakis, and Nathan Lane. Jeffrey was a movie that is set in Manhattan, New York and it follows the story of a young gay man by the name of Jeffrey. The role of Jeffrey is played by Steven Weber. The setting and time of the movie is during the early 1980's AIDS epidemic and because of the widespread fear of the disease, Jeffrey decides to stop having sex because of fear of contracting the disease. While battling the impulses of sex, Jeffrey ends up meeting a hunky and attractive HIV positive guy by the name of Steve. Jeffrey goes through a crisis when trying to stay celibate but when he meets Steve his guard comes down and it is during this time that the thoughts of dying and living start to flutter through his mind. This struggle with sex is the main plot of the movie and with the help of his various friends, Jeffrey starts to realize his true love for Steve. After inquiring the wit of a gay interior designer and his boyfriend and even going to a local priest, Jeffrey starts to come to terms with the situation that he is in with his love interest of Steve. Jeffrey is certainly deeply in love with Steve and the movie certainly brings home that point. After going to a priest and even a psychic healer, Jeffrey in the end sees why he is exactly in love with Steve.