Monday, March 28, 2011
Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)
A musical by John Cameron Mitchell.
An East German gay man elopes with an American soldier and they go to America. The main character has a faulty sex change operation before leaving Germany. The soldier leaves his "bride" and he/she forms a rock band with a boy from a babysitting job. They part ways and the German forms a new band. He/She tells his/her life story in flashback.
I don't really like musicals, but this is an exception. The main character is portrayed very well and the plot is interesting. The style is also cool. I'm rating this adequate and that's like any non-musical getting something better than best.