Bohemians' Rhapsody: Rent, the movie

New York City was a vastly different place when RENT premiered on Broadway in 1996 with its reworking of La Boheme to tell the fractured fairy tales of a group of artists, singers, film makers, and other bohemians dealing with life, love, death, and disease in the East Village. While the show never stated when it took place, RENT is very much a tale of its time in dealing with the burgeoning AIDS crisis and the effect is had on a ragtag group of friends.


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