Pedro

Celebrity. Activist. Icon.


Pedro
This biopic takes a look at the first famous HIV sufferer. A young Cuban immigrant got sexually active early, and soon picked up HIV. He decided to become an activist, warning others of the danger. Then MTV launched their initial version of the ''Big Brother'' reality TV show, and Pedro managed to get onto the first series, where he used his HIV status to spread the word. He died the night the last episode was broadcast.

94 minutes.
Mature Accompaniment under 13.
Biographical, Documentary.
Looks to die for.
Looks to die for.

Credits

Cast
Alex Loynaz, Justina Machado, Hale Appleman, DaJuan Johnson, Matt Barr, Jenn Liu, Karolin Luna, Anibal O. Lleras
Director
Nick Oceano
ScreenplayDustin Lance Black, Paris Barclay
MusicBarbara Cohen
CinematographyMark Putnam
EditingJonathan Alberts
Sound formats
Made in2008
Produced byBMP Films

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageSome
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsA film based on a true-life story with mature themes.
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Theresa Smith quote iconA sad celebration of a life cut short.
15
Metacritic.com
8 critics
14

What the People say

Internet
137 Netizens quote iconI Expected More Than A Movie Of The Week
14

Average .. 72%

14

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