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Hedwig and the Angry Inch
dir. John Cameron Mitchell / USA 2001 / 95’

Cast

John Cameron Mitchell, Michael Pitt, Miriam Shor, Alberta Watson, Maurice Dean Wint

awards

2001 Sundance IFF – Najlepszy reżyser / Best Directing, 2001 Berlin IFF – Teddy za film fabularny / Teddy Award Best Feature Film, 2001 Seattle IFF – Najlepszy aktor / Best Actor (John Cameron Mitchell), 2001 San Francisco IG&LFF – Najlepszy debiut / Best First Feature

Film description

A visually daring and ironic, but also touching story of an almost woman, almost lover, and almost star. Born in West Berlin as Hansel, Hedwig longs for the love of an American soldier and undergoes a failed sex change operation that results in the titular “angry inch” between his legs, forever stranding her on the crossroads between genders. While her despair finds solace in music, in a search for happiness and fulfillment, Hedwig unfortunately finds the young Tommy, who steals her songs, and casts her into the dustbin of rock history. Hedwig spends life longing for the mythic harmony, the androgynous whole that is the fountainhead of a love that jealous gods destroyed in the days of yore.  

 

Prepared by: Karolina Kosińska

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