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Hedwig and the Angry Inch


John Cameron Mitchell, Michael Aronov, Andrea Martin, Miriam Shor View All


Stephen Trask (Writer), John Cameron Mitchell (Writer), John Cameron Mitchell (Director), John Cameron Mitchell (Screenplay) View All

Released: Jul. 20th, 2001
Runtime: 1 hour, 35 minutes
Hansel Schmidt, is a young East German boy, born and raised during the Cold War in communist East Berlin. In his 20s, he meets Luther Robinson, an older American soldier, who falls in love with Hansel and the two decide to marry, which will allow Hansel to leave communist East Germany for the West. But, in order to marry, Hansel must undergo a sex-change. However, the procedure does not go perfectly and Hansel becomes not a trans woman, but a...
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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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