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Normal [videorecording] / HBO Films presents an Avenue Pictures production, a film by Jane Anderson
DVDs DVDs | HBO Video | c2003 | Widescreen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Nonfiction (Call number: 791.4572 NOR TV)
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Imprint
New York : HBO Video, c2003.
Edition
Widescreen version.
Descript
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD, Dolby surround, English 5.1 and 2.0, Spanish 2.0.
Note
Includes English and Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in Englihs, French or Spanish.
Closed-captioned.
Cast
Jessica Lange, Tom Wilkinson, Hayden Panettiere, Clancy Brown, Joe Sikora, Randall Arney, Richard Bull, Mary Seibel.
Credits
Writer/director, Jane Anderson ; director of photography, Alar Kivilo ; editor, Lisa Fruchtman ; music, Alex Wurman ; costume designer, Hope Hannafin ; production designer, Nina Ruscio.
Note
Originally produced for television broadcast in 2003.
Based on the play "Looking for normal" by Jane Anderson.
Awards
Emmy Awards, 2003: Emmy - Outstanding Makeup for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Non-Prosthetic) (Hallie D'Amore (key makeup artist), Linda Melazzo (makeup artist), Dorothy J. Pearl (makeup for Ms. Lange)).
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated; "Adult content, adult language, brief nudity"--Container.
Summary
Roy and Irma are a devoted couple living a normal life in rural Illinois. At a party celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary, Roy inexplicably blacks out. As he awakens, it is with the realization that his life must change forever. Roy confesses to Irma that he's a woman trapped in a man's body and that he wants a sex change. A surprise to his wife, turns out to be a shock to the church-going community. Now Roy must face his friends, co-workers and his own children as he confronts his own transformation.
Note
Special features: audio commentary by writer/director Jane Anderson.
Local Note
MW, 8-04
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ISBN
0783123663
ISBN/ISSN
026359202520
Music #
92025 HBO Video
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