A Peek At The Inspiring Story That Won The Emmy For Best Movie Of The Year

Those early years of the AIDS crisis are an important part of history we need to remember. Larry Kramer's largely biographical story addresses the battle against silence, stigma, and ignorance during the AIDS epidemic.

Take a peek at "The Normal Heart" trailer below to see why it won best movie.

Then check out Ryan Murphy's touching acceptance speech. He salutes his star-studded cast and Larry Kramer.

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Hey, honey.

Summer has officially begun.

I've never seen or heard of anything like this. This seems to only be happening to gay men.

We have to do something. No one else will.

Men do not naturally not love. They learn not too.

I'm Ned Weeks. I spoke to you after "The Times" article.

I've seen over 300 patients. Where's this big mouth I hear you've got?

Big mouth a symptom?

No, it's a cure.

You are all going to infect each other.

Let her speak!

She doesn't leave much to look forward too.

You're accusing the government of a conspiracy to murder all gay men?

Yes.

Mr. Mayor, we need your help. Mr. Mayor!

Let's go somewhere far away.

Don't you dare stop for one single second what you're doing.

How are they going to help us if they don't know who we are?

They won't help us, Ned. If they do...

What happens to people who can't be as strong as you want them to be?

They're going to cancel our health insurance. They're going to put us into camps. They're going to quarantine us.

You can't stop fighting for the ones you love.

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I found the official trailer on HBO. "The Normal Heart" is an adaptation of activist Larry Kramer's Broadway play based on the early years of the AIDS crisis. For information on AIDS research or how to help, check out amfAR and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. Emmy acceptance speech from NBC.

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