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Hedwig and the Angry Inch


John Cameron Mitchell, Miriam Shor, Stephen Trask, Theodore Liscinski View All


John Cameron Mitchell (Screenplay), John Cameron Mitchell (Director) View All

Release: Jul. 20th, 2001
Runtime: 1 hour, 35 minutes
Raised a boy in East Berlin, Hedwig undergoes a personal transformation in order to emigrate to the U.S., where she reinvents herself as an “internationally ignored” but divinely talented rock diva, inhabiting a “beautiful gender of one.”
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Has anyone ever seen Hedwig and the Angry Inch? It's the story of "Hedwig, born a boy named Hansel in East Berlin, fell in love with an American G.I. and underwent a sex-change operation in orde...

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Year of release 2001 Directed by John Cameron Mitchell Written by Stephen Trask (story) John Cameron Mitchell (story and script) Starring John Cameron Mitchell Michael Pitt Miriam Sho.
I am going to assume that a lot of the narrative for Hedwig is shuffled around in the songs, and as much as I thought the music was awesome, I'm not a big lyric kind of guy.
I give props to John Cameron Mitchell, for not only directing the film and having a unique style, but for diving head first into the lead role of Hedwig.
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