Q-Film: Hedwig and the Angry Inch

2001| 15| 95 mins| /

Dir: John Cameron Mitchell
Starring: John Cameron Mitchell, Michael Pitt

 

John Cameron Mitchell writes, directs and stars in the critically-acclaimed, Golden-Globe nominated musical comedy. Hedwig, born male as Hansel in East Berlin, fell in love with an American G.I. and underwent a Gender Reassignment Surgery in order to marry him and flee to the West. Unfortunately, nothing worked out quite as it was supposed to Рyears later, Hedwig is leading her rock band on a tour of the U.S., telling her life story through a series of concerts at Bilgewater Inn seafood restaurants. Her tour dates coincide with those of arena-rock star Tommy Gnosis (Michael Pitt), a wide-eyed boy who once loved Hedwig Рbut then left with all her songs.