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Normal [videodisc] / HBO Films presents an Avenue Pictures production, a film by Jane Anderson ; written & directed by Jane Anderson.

Anderson, Jane, 1954- (Added Author). Lange, Jessica. (Added Author). Wilkinson, Tom, 1948- (Added Author). Panettiere, Hayden, 1989- (Added Author). Brown, Clancy. 1959- (Added Author). Sikora, Joe. (Added Author). Arney, Randall. (Added Author). Bull, Richard, 1924- (Added Author). Seibel, Mary. (Added Author). Kivilo, Alar. (Added Author). Fruchtman, Lisa. (Added Author). Wurman, Alex, 1966- (Added Author). Hanafin, Hope. (Added Author). Ruscio, Nina. (Added Author). HBO Video (Firm) (Added Author). HBO Films (Added Author). Avenue Pictures (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe Public Library - Alexandria DVD 9 (Text) 37521530659178 AMPL Adult DVD Available -
Westfield Washington Public Library - Westfield DVD Normal (Text) 78292000208783 Drama DVD Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0783123663 :
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (108 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen version (16x9)
  • Publisher: New York, NY : HBO Video, c2003.

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the play "Looking for normal" by Jane Anderson.
Special features: audio commentary by writer/director Jane Anderson.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Alar Kivilo ; editor, Lisa Fruchtman ; music, Alex Wurman ; costume designer, Hope Hannafin ; production designer, Nina Ruscio.
Participant or Performer Note: Jessica Lange, Tom Wilkinson, Hayden Panettiere, Clancy Brown, Joe Sikora, Randall Arney, Richard Bull, Mary Seibel.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: Not rated; adult content, adult language, brief nudity.
System Details Note: DVD, Region 1 encoding, Dolby digital, Dolby surround.
Language Note: English or French dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; Closed-captioned.
Awards Note: 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)).
Subject: Sex change > Drama.
Married people > Drama.
Family > Illinois > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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