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Milk

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Directed by Gus Van Sant
United States, 2008
Biography, Drama, LGBTQ+

Synopsis

Sean Penn won an Oscar for his portrayal of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay person to be elected to public office in California, who was murdered by a fellow city supervisor in 1978. This biopic charts the last 8 years of the political activist’s life, after he moves to Castro in San Francisco.

Synopsis

Sean Penn won an Oscar for his portrayal of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay person to be elected to public office in California, who was murdered by a fellow city supervisor in 1978. This biopic charts the last 8 years of the political activist’s life, after he moves to Castro in San Francisco.

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MilkDirected byGus Van Sant

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
2009 | 2 wins including: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
2009 | 6 nominations including: Best Motion Picture of the Year
Independent Spirit Awards
2009 | 2 wins including: Best Supporting Male
2009 | 2 nominations including: Best Male Lead
Village Voice Film Poll
2008 | Winner: Best Actor
2008 | 3rd place: Best Supporting Actor
2008 | Nominee: Best Film
Indiewire Critics' Poll
2008 | 2 nominations including: Best Lead Performance

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