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31 Ratings

Zero Patience

Directed by John Greyson
Canada, 1993
Gay & Lesbian, Avant-Garde, Musical


A musical about AIDS, science, bigotry and sex focusing on the imaginary encounter between explorer Sir Richard Francis Burton and “Patient Zero,” the notorious Canadian flight attendant accused of bringing AIDS to North America.

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Zero Patience Directed by John Greyson

Awards & Festivals

Toronto International Film Festival

1993 | Winner: Best Canadian Feature Film - Special Jury Citation

Genie Awards

1994 | Nominee: Best Original Song