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The Normal Heart Exclusive: Official Poster for HBO's AIDS Drama Is a Real Heartbreaker

Prepare to have your heart shattered.

That appears to be the message behind the official poster for The Normal Heart, HBO’s rapturously anticipated Ryan Murphy-directed, Larry Kramer-penned AIDS opus.

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The ’80s-set film — set to premiere on Sunday, May 25 — is based on Kramer’s seminal, Tony-winning play and boasts an all-star cast led by Mark Ruffalo, Matt Bomer, Taylor Kitsch, Jim Parsons and Julia Roberts.

Scroll down for a first look at the haunting poster, and then hit the comments with your thoughts.

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