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Hedwig and the Angry Inch

2001 | 1h 35m | Drama Comedy Musical

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Hedwig was born a boy named Hansel in Communist East Berlin who dreamed of finding his other half and becoming a big American rock star. When a handsome American GI promises love and liberation, it seems like a dream come true. But there's a catch - in order to marry and emigrate Hansel must "leave a little something behind." Hedwig survives a botched sex change operation that leaves her with an "angry inch" only to be stranded in a Kansas trailer park the very day the Berlin Wall comes down. Undeterred, Hedwig dons immaculate makeup and a Farrah Fawcett wig and forms a rock band-The Angry Inc...

Director

John Cameron Mitchell

Writers

Stars

John Cameron Mitchell Alberta Watson Miriam Shor Michael Pitt Stephen Trask

Release date

31 Aug 2001

Showtimes across London

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