This film received a lot of bad reviews when it was released and until now it has been unavailable on DVD. It's not a great movie, maybe not even a good one. But if you can deal with the stagy, artificial sounding dialogue and the claustrophobic atmosphere in much of the film, it's worth the effort. It presents a touching, sad and sometimes funny glimpse into the difficulties associated with growing old in an indifferent world. It also gives us a genuine sense of what it must have been like to be gay at a time when sexual liberation was only for heterosexuals. The film works because of the talent of the two great leading actors. Harrison and Burton inhabit their characters and make us see them as fully realized, complex people full of virtues and flaws, somehow annoying and likable at the same time. I doubt that less talented actors could have pulled this off. I've been surprised at how this film has lingered in the back of my mind. As I said, it's certainly no masterpiece, but when I think of it I feel compassion for those who are marginalized for being different or ignored simply because they are no longer young.