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LENDING LIBRARY MEDIA CATALOG

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All Over The Guy

  All Over The Guy

Starring: Bucatinsky, Dan Ruccolo, Richard R. Goldberg, Adam
Director: Davis, Julie

Rating: R (MPAA)
Category: Independent - Gay/Lesbian : Romantic Comedy
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Running Time: 1 Hour 35 Minutes

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All Movie Guide Actor and playwright Dan Bucatinsky wrote the screenplay for this adaptation of his play I Know You Are, But What Am I?, though for the big-screen version, his slightly fractured love story was given a same-sex twist. Eli (Dan Bucatinsky) is a journalist working with a major L.A. newspaper who is single and not loving it. Eli is also gay, and makes no secret of the fact that he's looking for a nice guy that he can settle down with. Eli's best friend Brett (Adam Goldberg) knows a woman named Jackie (Sasha Alexander), who says she has a friend who would be perfect for Eli. Thus Eli is introduced to Tom (Richard Ruccolo), a special education instructor and devoted nightlife enthusiast. Eli and Tom's first date turns out to be just short of a disaster; Tom indulges in his overweening enthusiasm for alcohol and tobacco, and Eli is disgusted to learn Tom has never seen Gone With the Wind. Things appear to be over for Eli and Tom before they even started, until they meet by chance while shopping a few days later; this time, a conversation rather than an argument develops, and the two end up spending the night together. Eli begins to think love may have finally found him, until Tom dashes off the next morning, leaving Eli to wonder if Tom has any interest at all in a long-term commitment. All Over the Guy also features small cameo roles by Lisa Kudrow, as an actress not skilled in voice-over work, and Christina Ricci as Eli's cynical sister. Mark Deming Washington Post The movie's entertaining for some wickedly funny situations and witticisms. Desson Howe Chicago Reader Surprisingly, this didactic and self-consciously clever romantic comedy isn't annoying -- it's refreshing, moving, and at times quite funny. Lisa Alspector Los Angeles Times A romantic comedy of wit and substance that actor-writer Dan Bucatinsky and director Julie Davis have moved gracefully from stage to screen with a change of title and sexual orientation. Kevin Thomas PRODUCTION AND TECHNICAL NOTES: Aspect Ratio: Theatre Wide-Screen (1.85.1) Presentation: Wide Screen Sound: Dolby Digital Features: Widescreen; 5.1 Dolby Digital; Production commentary; Alternate ending; Deleted scenes; Storyboard comparisons; Interview; Trailer; Interactive menus; Scene access; English & Spanish subtitles Language: English SubTitles: English, Español Time: 1 Hour 35 Minutes

And the Band Played On

  And the Band Played On

Starring: Alda, Alan Gere, Richard Huston, Anjelica
Director: Spottiswoode, Roger

Rating: PG (MPAA)
Category: Drama - Docudrama : Made for Cable : Made for TV
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Running Time: 2 Hours 20 Minutes

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All Movie Guide The late journalist Randy Shilts' best-selling book on the burgeoning AIDS crisis was adapted for cable TV by Arnold Schulman. In 1981, researchers begin discerning a mysterious new disease that apparently affects only homosexual males. Working independently (and with marked hostility towards one another), an American and a French research team manage to identify and name the dreaded HIV virus. The long-range effects of AIDS is experienced through the first and second-hand experiences of several unfortunates, including a choreographer (Richard Gere) whose character is said to be based on Michael Bennett. The all-star cast (most of whom eschewed their usual high salaries) includes Lily Tomlin as San Francisco health official Selma Dritz, Matthew Modine as Centers for Disease Control researcher Don Francis, Alan Alda as NIH official Robert Gallo (who emerges as the villain of the piece), Ian McKellan as gay activist Bill Kraus, and Glenne Headley, Steve Martin and Anjelica Huston in cameo roles. And the Band Played On debuted September 11, 1993 on the HBO cable service. Hal Erickson PRODUCTION AND TECHNICAL NOTES: Sound: Dolby Digital Features: Animated menus; Chapter selections; Languages; Subtitles; Cast & crew bios Language: English, Español SubTitles: English, Français, Español Time: 2 Hours 20 Minutes

Angels in America

Angels in America

Starring: Pacino, Al Streep, Meryl Thompson, Emma
Director: Nichols, Mike

Rating: NR (MPAA)
Category: Independent - Gay/Lesbian : Magic Realism : Fantasy - general : Psychological Drama : Made for Cable : Miniseries
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Running Time: 5 Hours 52 Minutes

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Barnes & Noble Extravagantly mounted on a budget that reportedly topped $60 million, this small-screen adaptation of Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize-winning play is an extraordinarily complex and rewarding work of art. Set during the mid-'80s, when America was being battered by the first wave of AIDS deaths, it depicts the variegated reactions of numerous people whose contact with the dread disease, however ephemeral, irrevocably changes their lives. One of them is the infamous McCarthyite lawyer Roy Cohn (ferociously played by Al Pacino), himself an AIDS sufferer who personifies the hypocrisy and callousness of the "official" response to the plague. His lack of empathy is stunning; even on his own deathbed, he castigates his gay nurse (Jeffrey Wright, reprising his Tony-winning stage role) and taunts the spirit of the woman he helped put to death, accused Communist spy Ethel Rosenberg (Meryl Streep, who essays three major roles). Another patient, Prior Walter (Justin Kirk), is visited by an angel (Emma Thompson) after being deserted by his self-pitying lover, Louis (Ben Shenkman). Louis becomes involved with closeted gay man Joe Pitt (Patrick Wilson), a Mormon lawyer whose distraught wife (Mary-Louise Parker) eventually becomes delusional. These characters periodically collide as the plot develops, and their interactions are memorable, thanks largely to the cast's uniformly superb delivery of Kushner's witty, direct, and occasionally poetic dialogue. Angels in America reflects the anger so deeply felt by AIDS activists, and its implicit and explicit indictments of Reagan-era inaction fix blame for the epidemic's spread on the federal government. There's no denying the power of its brilliantly realized presentation, and one critic called this HBO presentation "a transcendent work of art" with ample justification. It's a thought-provoking, unforgettable film that will leave a lasting impression on all who see it. Ed Hulse All Movie Guide The epic HBO miniseries Angels in America is directed by Mike Nichols and written by the play's author, Tony Kushner. This six-part drama is adapted from the two full-length award-winning plays (Part I: The Millennium Approaches and Part II: Perestroika) originally performed on Broadway in 1993. Set in New York City during the mid-'80s, the story follows the interconnected lives of several people affected by the AIDS crisis, intense spiritual experiences, and the Reagan Administration. Newcomer Justin Kirk plays Prior Walter, a young man dying of AIDS. Things are made worse when he's abandoned by his lover, Jewish court clerk Louis Ironson (Ben Shenkman). Then he's visited by an Angel (Emma Thompson), who keeps crashing through his roof and insisting that he's a prophet. Meanwhile, conservative power monger Roy Cohn (Al Pacino) is also dying of AIDS, but he's in serious denial about it. While in the hospital, he's continually visited by the ghost of Ethel Rosenberg (Meryl Streep), a woman he had sent to the electric chair. Roy's protégé is Mormon lawyer Joe Pitt (Patrick Wilson), who also tries to deny his own homosexuality. Joe's estranged wife Harper (Mary-Louise Parker) suffers from a Valium addiction and has an acute sensitivity to the world around her. Joe leaves her to start up a relationship with Louis, who works in his building. Jeffrey Wright reprises his stage role of the trusty friend and nurse Belize. Angels in America first aired in two parts on HBO during December of 2003. Andrea LeVasseur PRODUCTION AND TECHNICAL NOTES: Features: [None specified] Time: 5 Hours 52 Minutes

Before Stonewall

  Before Stonewall

Starring: Schiller, Greta
Director: Scagliotti, John

Rating: NR (MPAA)
Category: Documentary - Feature Length : Documentary - general
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Running Time: 1 Hour 27 Minutes

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All Movie Guide This documentary by Greta Schiller takes a look at the sometimes oblique American acknowledgment of homosexuals in the decades before a historical flashpoint in 1969. Late that year, the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in Greenwich Village was stormed by police and its patrons arrested -- resulting in two days of rioting. Allen Ginsberg and other celebrities talk about past police tactics, witch-hunts, censorship, and historical "cleansing" operations that violated human rights and civil liberties -- such as routing gays and lesbians out of the State Department. A certain openness about sexual preferences started appearing in the 1920s and accelerated during World War II, eventually culminating in the organized movements of the 1960s and later demanding an end to discrimination. Older and younger generations of gays and lesbians present different viewpoints on a variety of topics, and conflicts or disagreements between gays and lesbians are outlined. The seriousness of the subject of discrimination is balanced with humor, which makes this documentary more accessible to straight audiences unfamiliar with the topic. Eleanor Mannikka PRODUCTION AND TECHNICAL NOTES: Features: Two poems by Allen Ginsberg; Never before seen footage and interviews Language: English Time: 1 Hour 27 Minutes

Bent

Bent

Starring: Owen, Clive Bluteau, Lothaire Webber, Brian
Director: Mathias, Sean

Rating: Not Rated
Category: Independent - Gay/Lesbian : Political Drama : UK : POW Drama
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Running Time: 1 Hour 44 Minutes

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All Movie Guide Sean Mathias directed this screen adaptation of Martin Sherman's award-winning play about the persecution of homosexuals by Nazis during World War II. In Germany, the Nazi party's program of genocide against any and all perceived "enemies" is coming into full swing when the party begins a violent purge of homosexuals in its membership. Max (Clive Owen), a bisexual playboy, is attending an orgy thrown by drag queen "Greta" (Mick Jagger) and featuring a number of party members when the festivities are raided by the police; Max and his lover Rudy (Brian Webber) escape, but they are later arrested and sentenced to a concentration camp. En route to the camp, Max betrays Rudy and arranges to be given a yellow identification star, marking him as a Jew, instead of a pink triangle, which would signify him as gay; while the Jews are destined to be executed, gay prisoners receive even more brutal treatment from the guards. While incarcerated, Max meets Horst (Lothaire Bluteau), an inmate who proudly wears the pink triangle. Max and Horst fall in love with each other, and Horst's bravery leads Max to accept his sexual identity. Bent was released in two versions; the original cut was rated NC-17 for a sequence featuring strong sexual content, while a trimmed version was granted an R. Mark Deming PRODUCTION AND TECHNICAL NOTES: Aspect Ratio: Theatre Wide-Screen (1.85.1) Presentation: Wide Screen Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo Features: Original theatrical trailer; English: Stereo surround; English, French & Spanish language subtitles Language: English SubTitles: English, Français, Español Time: 1 Hour 44 Minutes

The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy

  The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy

Starring: Olyphant, Timothy Keegan, Andrew Mahoney, John
Director: Berlanti, Greg

Rating: R (MPAA)
Category: Independent - Gay/Lesbian : Comedy Drama
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Running Time: 1 Hour 35 Minutes

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All Movie Guide Greg Berlanti directs this comedic romp about a quartet of gay yuppies looking for love in all the wrong places. Though photographer Dennis (Timothy Olyphant) longs for a long-term relationship, he loves and leaves gay neophyte Kevin (Andrew Keegan) at a birthday party. Dennis' associates aren't faring much better. Apartment mate and hunky actor Cole (Dean Cain) goes through boys like Kleenex, that is until he is curtly dumped by a closeted movie star. Taylor (Billy Porter) is ditched by his longtime boyfriend during a long distance phone call. And Patrick (Ben Weber) generally whines about how ugly he is. Romantic misunderstandings, an obligatory AIDS scare, and a climactic hug-a-thon soon follow. This film was screened at the 2000 Sundance Film Festival. Jonathan Crow PRODUCTION AND TECHNICAL NOTES: Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1) Presentation: Pan & Scan Sound: Dolby Digital Surround Features: Digitally mastered audio and anamorphic video; Widescreen and full-screen presentations; Feature audio: English Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby Surround 2-channel; French; Subtitles: English, French; Director and producer's commentary; Deleted scenes with director and producer's commentary; DVD-ROM weblink to official "Broken Hearts Club" website; Theatrical trailers; Interactive menus; Scene selections Language: English, Français SubTitles: English, Français Time: 1 Hour 35 Minutes

But I'm a Cheerleader

  But I'm a Cheerleader

Starring: Lyonne, Natasha Moriarty, Cathy Cort, Bud
Director: Babbit, Jamie

Rating: R (MPAA)
Category: Comedy Drama : Satire
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Running Time: 1 Hour 24 Minutes

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Barnes & Noble Having simulated sex in a flesh-colored body suit -- complete with fig leaves -- is just one step on the road to recovery for the beleaguered heroine of this colorful, teen sex comedy. Natasha Lyonne plays Megan, a high-school cheerleader whose family is convinced she's a lesbian and ships her off to a rehab camp designed to "cure" people of their homosexuality. Soon after Megan arrives, she falls head over heels for fellow rehabber Graham (Clea Duvall). Lyonne gives Megan a perfect wide-eyed innocence as she comes to grips with her true sexual inclinations, while Duvall plays Graham as an ideal foil -- savvy, sophisticated, and exasperated by Megan's naiveté even though she's smitten with her. The film follows Megan's progress as she completes an outrageous five-step program designed to make her a normal heterosexual (with former drag queen RuPaul as one of her counselors), and every imaginable cliché about sexual behavior and sex roles is fuel for the satire. While this is definitely a film with a message, its light-hearted exploration of everyone's favorite subject -- sex -- gives But I'm a Cheerleader winning charm. Gregory Baird All Movie Guide In this satire, parents who are worried that their children might not be walking the straight and narrow path discover a rehabilitation camp designed to curb alternative lifestyles. Megan (Natasha Lyonne), a high school student and member of the cheerleading squad, seems like an ordinary enough teenage girl, but her habit of honestly expressing herself and lack of romantic enthusiasm for her boyfriend convince her very repressed parents, Peter (Bud Cort) and Nancy (Mink Stole), that Megan is becoming a lesbian. So Megan is shipped off to True Directions, a camp for gay and gay-leaning teens, where Mary Brown (Cathy Moriarty) attempts to deprogram kids with homosexual tendencies. The first step in the process is to get each teen to admit to their homosexuality, which Megan is loath to do, since she doesn't believe she's a lesbian -- or at least she didn't think so before she met her new friend Graham (Clea DuVall), who seems quite sure that she likes girls. Meanwhile, Mary's son Rock (Eddie Cibrian) may be exempt from the camp's activities, but he turns more than a few heads among True Directions' male inmates. Noted female impersonator RuPaul appears as a camp guide, and Julie Delpy has a cameo as a "lipstick lesbian." Mark Deming New York Times Ms. Lyonne doesn't camp it up; she settles in and, using her spry optimism and little girl's croak of a voice, delivers a real performance. Elvis Mitchell PRODUCTION AND TECHNICAL NOTES: Aspect Ratio: Theatre Wide-Screen (1.85.1) Presentation: Wide Screen Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo Features: 16 x 9 widescreen (1.85:1); English and Spanish subtitles Language: English SubTitles: English, Español Time: 1 Hour 24 Minutes

The Celluloid Closet

The Celluloid Closet

Starring: Friedman, Jeffrey Banderas, Antonio Curtis, Tony
Director: Epstein, Robert

Rating: NR (MPAA)
Category: Independent - Gay/Lesbian : Documentary - History : Documentary - general
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Running Time: 1 Hour 41 Minutes

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All Movie Guide Based on Vito Russo's groundbreaking 1981 work of film history, The Celluloid Closet gathers clips from dozens of mainstream Hollywood films to illustrate how the movies have dealt explicitly -- and more importantly, implicitly -- with gay and lesbian themes. Layered between the clips are interviews with filmmakers whose works have touched on that subject. The popular films of the Golden Age could only hint at homosexuality and often portrayed gays as simpering characters, objects of scorn or merriment, or insidious villains. With the strictures of the old Production Code loosening, bolder presentations were possible, but often over the objections of studio executives who feared a public backlash against a film that dealt with a long taboo subject. Among the films discussed are Philadelphia, The Children's Hour, Making Love, Rope, and Spartacus. Gore Vidal, Tom Hanks, Susan Sarandon, and director John Schlesinger are among the film's strongest interview subjects. Tom Wiener PRODUCTION AND TECHNICAL NOTES: Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1) Presentation: Pan & Scan Features: Commentary with filmmakers Robert Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman, Lily Tomlin, producer Howard Rosenman, and editor Arnold Glassman; additional commentary with Author Vito Russo; outtakes; production notes, including letters from Gore Vidal and Charlton Heston; talent files; bonus trailers; direct link to Glaad Website Language: English SubTitles: English Time: 1 Hour 41 Minutes

Fire

  Fire

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Director: Mehta, Deepa

Rating: NR (MPAA)
Category: International - Canadian : Independent - Gay/Lesbian : Erotic Drama : Feminist Film : Romance - general
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Running Time: 1 Hour 48 Minutes

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All Movie Guide In this India-set Canadian drama, two disparate wives related by marriage and united at first by the oppressiveness of Indian tradition that relegates them to miserable unions, find solace and love in each other's arms. The film opens as an unhappy young couple, Jatin and Sita, fumble through a conversation. Neither wanted to marry each other, but as it was arranged by Jatin's family, they had no choice. Marriage does not stop Jatin, who owns a video store, from continuing his long-time love affair with a Chinese hairdresser. Caring nothing for Sita, he doesn't even try to hide the affair. Jatin's brother Ashok (who forced Jatin's marriage) is married to Radha. Deeply frustrated at her inability to conceive, he has joined a radical cult that forbids all sexual contact. Ashok and Jatin's demanding mother doesn't help matters nor does the family's twisted servant Mundu. Sandra Brennan Chicago Sun-Times The film has a seductive resonance. Roger Ebert San Francisco Chronicle Speaks tellingly about individual freedom for women versus social expectations and arranged marriages. Peter Stack PRODUCTION AND TECHNICAL NOTES: Presentation: Letterbox Features: Featurette examining the controversy; 1.85:1 aspect ratio; Scene selections; Web links; Original theatrical trailer; Director's notes; Cast profiles and filmographies Language: English Time: 1 Hour 48 Minutes

The Laramie Project

  The Laramie Project

Starring: Ricci, Christina Fonda, Peter Garofalo, Janeane
Director: Kaufman, Moises

Rating: NR (MPAA)
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Running Time: 1 Hour 36 Minutes

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Barnes & Noble The horrific 1998 murder of young gay man Matthew Shepard inspired this unique and amazing film, the product of New York playwright Moises Kaufman and an impressive coalition of stage, screen, and TV actors. When Laramie, Wyoming became infamous as the location of Shepard's brutal killing, Kaufman and members of his Tectonic Theater Project went there and conducted more than 200 interviews with citizens, shaping their words into a play dramatizing the townspeople's conflicting feelings about the crime. This film goes one step further, incorporating the experiences of Kaufman, et al. into the narrative, with actors portraying Kaufman, his associates, and the residents of Laramie. Among the large and talented ensemble cast you'll see many familiar faces, including those of Steve Buscemi, Dylan Baker, Jeremy Davies, Clea Duvall, Peter Fonda, Ben Foster, Janeane Garofalo, Joshua Jackson (especially moving as a Laramie bartender haunted by the belief that he might have prevented the crime), Laura Linney, Amy Madigan, Camryn Mannheim, Christina Ricci, and Mark Webber. Intercutting reenacted interviews with actual news footage lends an eerie cast to these somber proceedings, which dramatize the dualities of a community that proclaims its adherence to Christian principles and yet cannot unanimously condemn the murderers of one of its own. Occasionally melodramatic and self-important, The Laramie Project is also heartrending and impossible to forget. Kaufman and executive producer Ross Katz provide a feature-length commentary for the DVD. Ed Hulse All Movie Guide Laramie, WY, is a small town which became infamous overnight in the fall of 1998, when Matthew Shepard, a gay college student, was found tied to a fence after being brutally beaten and left to die, setting off a nationwide debate about hate crimes and homophobia. A month after the crime, Moises Kaufman, a writer and director with the New York City theater troupe the Tectonic Theater Project, traveled to Laramie with a handful of actors to interview people who lived in and around Laramie in preparation for an upcoming production; Kaufman's goal was to create a play that focused not on the assault on Matthew Shepard, but on the community where such an attack could happen, and how many of the citizens reacted to the crime. The result was The Laramie Project, which was first performed in early 2000, and was performed in Laramie in the fall of that year, two years after Kaufman and his associates first arrived in the city. The Laramie Project is a film adaptation of Kaufman's play, in which the thoughts and opinions of Laramie residents from all points of the political spectrum are presented alongside re-enacted excerpts from the trials of the two men who attacked Matthew Shepard. Produced for the premium cable network HBO, The Laramie Project was adapted for the screen by Moises Kaufman, who served as both writer and director. The distinguished cast includes Dylan Baker, Steve Buscemi, Peter Fonda, Janeane Garofolo, Laura Linney, Amy Madigan, Camryn Manheim, Christina Ricci, and Frances Sternhagen. Mark Deming Hollywood Reporter The bottom line is the piece works brilliantly. Kirk Honeycutt PRODUCTION AND TECHNICAL NOTES: Presentation: Wide Screen Sound: stereo Features: Two featurettes; Chapter selection; Cast & director bios; The making of "The Laramie Project" Language: English, Español SubTitles: English, Français, Español Time: 1 Hour 36 Minutes

Soldier's Girl

  Soldier's Girl

Starring: Garity, Troy Pace, Lee Braugher, Andre
Director: Pierson, Frank

Rating: R (MPAA)
Category: Drama - Docudrama : Independent - Gay/Lesbian : Romantic Drama
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Running Time: 1 Hour 52 Minutes

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All Movie Guide A group of soldiers in the deep South take vengeance against one of their own when word circulates that he's become involved with a transgendered nightclub performer in this drama based on a true story. Barry Winchell (Troy Garity) was a young man with an educational disability who volunteered for the United States Army and found himself stationed in Tennessee, where he soon struck up a friendship with Justin Fisher (Shawn Hatosy), a high-strung fellow GI with a drug problem. One night with nothing to do, Winchell and Fisher tagged along with a group of soldiers who ended up taking in a drag show at a bar in Nashville. One of the performers on the bill that night was Calpernia Addams (Lee Pace), a transsexual and former combat medic in the Navy who was a veteran of the Gulf War before taking the first steps towards sexual reassignment. While Winchell, who was straight, was aware that Addams was at least partially still male, he found himself attracted to her for her intelligence and sensitivity, while she found herself similarly drawn to him. As Winchell and Addams' mutual attraction grew into a romance, the unstable Fisher found himself increasingly confused and angry with Winchell, and he struck back by spreading rumors that one of the men in their company was gay, with fingers soon pointing towards Winchell. Despite the Army's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy, the company's drill sergeant (Barclay Hope) took it upon himself to find and remove the gay soldier in his ranks, while the increasingly vicious Fisher aligned himself with Calvin Glover (Philip Eddolls), a young and narrow minded recruit eager to strike out with violence against those different from himself. Directed by veteran filmmaker Frank Pierson, Soldier's Girl premiered at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival. Mark Deming PRODUCTION AND TECHNICAL NOTES: Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1) Sound: stereo Features: Interviews with Troy Garity, Lee Pace, Shawn Hatosy, Calpernia Addams, and director Frank Pierson; Commentary track with director Frank Pierson, screenwriter Ron Nyswaner, Troy Garity, and Calpernia Addams; "Soldiers' Secrets": A closer look at the true story that inspired the movie; Filmographies: Troy Garity, Lee Pace, Shawn Hatosy, and director Frank Pierson; Lee Pace Make-up: A transgender transformation Language: English, Español Time: 1 Hour 52 Minutes

Southern Comfort

Southern Comfort

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Director: Davis, Kate

Rating: NR (MPAA)
Category: Biographical Documentary
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Running Time: 1 Hour 30 Minutes

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All Movie Guide Kate Davis' digitally shot documentary chronicles the last year in the life of Robert Eads, a female-to-male transsexual dying of terminal ovarian cancer in the backwoods of rural Georgia. Broken up into seasons, the feature introduces viewers to a community of transsexual persons (many of whom have received poor medical care), including Maxwell, Robert's best friend and sparring partner, and Lola Cola, a male-to-female transsexual who has become Robert's life partner after a lengthy friendship. Often regarded as the patriarch of this small but tight clan, Robert finds that his cancer is accelerating; his loved ones all lend support, including his son, his parents, and his beloved granddaughter. When Robert can no longer care for himself, Lola decides to care for him full-time. The two prepare for the annual Southern Comfort conference, a yearly event created for transgendered individuals, where Robert and Lola have been selected to lead a panel, all while Robert's health is in jeopardy. Robert's final wish is granted when he is able to attend the event, joined by his nearest and dearest friends and Lola, his devoted lover. Jason Clark PRODUCTION AND TECHNICAL NOTES: Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1) Presentation: Pan & Scan Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo Features: Deleted scenes; Cast interviews; Exclusive photo gallery; Filmmaker and crew biographies; Filmmaker statement; Interactive menus; Scene selection Language: English Time: 1 Hour 30 Minutes


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