Susan Crutchfield writes:
> 's the matter of the near invisibility of Hanks' and his partner's
>  as LOVERS.  (I need to see the film agagain to verify my friend's comment
>  the only time they kiss on the mouth is a quick peck in the hospital which
>  shot so as to obscure the sight of their lips actually touching--we see the
 back of
>  Hanks' head?)
Not only that, but immediately after the "quick peck," the lover hugs the
doctor and kisses the nurse (or something like that), as if to say, "No,
don't worry, we're all just _friends_ here. We ALL kiss & hug each other."