'Normal Heart' brings its story of love and AIDS to HBO

May 21, 2014 8:42 PM

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'Normal Heart' brings its story of love and AIDS to HBO

Three decades after it was written, The Normal Heart has been turned into an HBO film, and its stars say the play still beats loudly with a message of outrage, sadness, tenacity and, in the end, hope.

The adaptation of Larry Kramer's 1985 play (Sunday, 9 ET/PT) chronicles the terror of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York in the early 1980s and the resolve shown by a group of gay men who fought ignorance, panic, prejudice — and sometimes each other— to raise awareness and spur treatment of a disease t...

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