|Starring:||Clancy Brown, Tom Wilkinson, Jessica Lange, Hayden Panettiere|
|Studio:||WARNER HOME VIDEO|
|Run time:||1 hour 45 minutes|
|Rental release:||Limited availability|
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Loved this film- very ...By Ann#41 from RENFREW , 07 Nov 2004
[Highly rated reviewer]Loved this film- very funny, the dad or second mom was just brilliant and the daughter was hilarious. There were a few moments too which brought a tear to my eye
Really good all round film
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A brilliant and brave filmBy crockery (137 reviews) from Belfast , 29 Jun 2008This is a disturbing movie, one not easy to watch. Much more than the formula driven 'dysfunction of the month' movie, this tackles a very real medical and sexual problem. It does so candidly and honestly, even using humour in several scenes. Yet it takes neither cheap nor trivial shots and never fails to show deep respect for the problem and for the characters affected by it. It must have been a hard sell to the producers, a movie delving into (and under) a subject that is little understood, which has small public sympathy and which is deeply disturbing to both men and women viewers. Yet it's encouraging that all the comments I read here on IMdb were similar to mine. There was nothing negative. I gave it an 4 rather than a 5 only because Jessica Lange may have been just too much of a saint. Yet who knows what any of us would do if confronted with such a situation in our own marriages. It sparked a good discussion between me and my friendsI. Any movie that gets you thinking and talking is a good movie.
Above normalBy RJNeb2 (1012 reviews) from London , 24 Apr 2008Boasting one of the most extraordinary sights you're likely to see - Tom Wilkinson in drag - this is nevertheless a very sensitive and touching study of a middle-aged man coming to terms with the fact that he's trapped in the wrong body, and the seismic effects that has on his family. It's a great showcase for Wilkinson - enormously sympathetic - but Lange is just as riveting as the confused wife.
very goodBy a customer from england , 13 Jul 2007good story line and well acted.
ExcellentBy a customer from Surrey , 17 May 2007Interesting and emotional story charting the trails and tribulations of a middle aged, middle America man deciding to have a sex changer operation after 25 years of marriage. Exceptionally fine performance from Jessica Lange, a pleasure to watch, portraying the wife. Tom Wilkinson was also very good, although I thought a strange role for him to choose. The daughter was also very well portrayed. The film was funny and sad in equal measures and I whole heartedly recommend.
okBy a customer from London Uk , 27 Apr 2007I did enjoy watching this film but in places it was a bit uncomfortable to watch and at other points it was less then convincing - Interesting but not the best Ive seen Tom Wilkinson - Worth seeing tho