Identical twin brothers Bo and Tom Bradley are both well loved school teachers in the same Long Island school district. Together they are offered an opportunity for a bone marrow transplant from Bo to Tom, who is HIV positive, in order to stop the growth of Tom's HIV infection, or even to cure Tom all together. But just before the day of the surgery, Tom's insurance company refuses to cover the procedure, forcing Bo and Tom to sue the insurance company in a bid to save Tom's life.
Did You Know?
This is the second time John Lithgow
plays more than one character in a movie. In Raising Cain
(1992) he played multiple characters while in this one he plays twins. See more
We've always been close even when we were children remember when that kid was picking on me and I'd come home crying remember what my father said if you come home crying one more time your gonna be hit by me but Tom he stood up to that bully and said you leave my brother alone you leave my brother alone
At this time, bone marrow transplants have not been shown to be an effective treatment for HIV Infection. See more
References The Ryan White Story