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

Contributor(s): Anderson, Jane, 1954- | Arney, Randall | Brown, Clancy | Bull, Richard, 1924- | Fruchtman, Lisa | Hanafin, Hope | Kivilo, Alar | Lange, Jessica | Panettiere, Hayden, 1989- | Ruscio, Nina | Seibel, Mary | Sikora, Joe | Wilkinson, Tom, 1948- | Wurman, Alex, 1966- | Avenue Pictures | HBO Films | HBO Video (Firm)Material type: FilmFilmPublisher number: 92025 | HBO Video99025 | HBO VideoLanguage: English, French Summary language: English, French, Spanish Original language: English Publication details: New York, NY : HBO Video, c2003. Edition: Widescreen version (16x9)Description: 1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inISBN: 0783123663; 9780783123660 :Other title: NormalSubject(s): Family -- Illinois -- Drama | Married people -- Drama | Sex change -- DramaGenre/Form: Feature films. | Comedy films. | Feature films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired.DDC classification: 791.43/72 LOC classification: PS3551.N3677 | L662 2002 DVDProduction credits: Director of photography, Alar Kivilo ; editor, Lisa Fruchtman ; music, Alex Wurman ; costume designer, Hope Hannafin ; production designer, Nina Ruscio.Awards: 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)).Cast: Jessica Lange, Tom Wilkinson, Hayden Panettiere, Clancy Brown, Joe Sikora, Randall Arney, Richard Bull, Mary Seibel.Summary: 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.
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Based on the play "Looking for normal" by Jane Anderson.

Special features: audio commentary by writer/director Jane Anderson.

Director of photography, Alar Kivilo ; editor, Lisa Fruchtman ; music, Alex Wurman ; costume designer, Hope Hannafin ; production designer, Nina Ruscio.

Jessica Lange, Tom Wilkinson, Hayden Panettiere, Clancy Brown, Joe Sikora, Randall Arney, Richard Bull, Mary Seibel.

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.

MPAA rating: Not rated; adult content, adult language, brief nudity.

DVD, Region 1 encoding, Dolby digital, Dolby surround.

Classroom use may be subject to licensing restrictions.

English or French dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; Closed-captioned.

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)).

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