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Let Me Die a Woman (1977)

 -  Documentary  -  1977 (USA)
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A documentary on the work of sex-change specialist Dr.Leo Wollman, including interviews with Dr.Wollman and a few of his patients, with an illustrated lecture on the various aspects of ... See full summary »

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A documentary on the work of sex-change specialist Dr.Leo Wollman, including interviews with Dr.Wollman and a few of his patients, with an illustrated lecture on the various aspects of transsexuality plus actual footage of a sex-change operation, which is what gives the film its notoriety. Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

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28 February 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Let Me Die a Woman (1978)

BOMB (out of 4)

Infamous Doris Wishman "documentary" that deals with men who want to be women and women who want to be men. Wishman is very well known in the exploitation field and I had heard this was her best movie so I decided to watch this one as my first. I got the exploitation but I also got real footage, which I really didn't want to see. I personally find the subject matter gross so having to watch all of this stuff made me wanna puke. The actual operation was insane and downright disgusting as well. While this presents itself as a documentary it's crazy enough to insult anyone who watches it. This is the one film that I wish I never bothered watching.


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