Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
The story of Texas electrician Ron Woodroof and his battle with the medical establishment and pharmaceutical companies after being diagnosed as HIV-positive in 1986, and his search for alternative treatments that helped established a way in which fellow HIV-positive people could join for access to his supplies.
Running Time117 min.
FINAL GRADE: B-READ OUR REVIEW
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