Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)

 

Director John Cameron Mitchell

Writer John Cameron Mitchell (book), Stephen Trask (book), John Cameron Mitchell (screenplay)

Genre Comedy, Drama, Music

Year 2001

Actors John Cameron Mitchell, Miriam Shor, Stephen Trask, Theodore Liscinski

IMDB : 7.8 (26,446 votes)


 

Description Hedwig, born a boy named Hansel in East Berlin, fell in love with an American G.I. and underwent a sex-change operation in order to marry him and flee to the West. Unfortunately, nothing worked out quite as it was supposed to - years 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, a wide-eyed boy who once loved Hedwig... but then left with all her songs.

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