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Let Me Die a Woman
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1977 (USA) See more »
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The Why and How of Sex Change Operations! See more »
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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... See more » | Add synopsis »
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A classic 1970's exercise in bad taste and exploitation See more (14 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Leslie
Deborah Harten ... Herself - Transsexual
Lisa Carmelle
Frank Pizzo

Harry Reems ... Rhoda's Cab Driver (as Tim Long)
Carol Sands
Billy Kelman
Doug Martin
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ursula Austin ... Blanche (uncredited)
Arlana Blue ... Rhoda (uncredited)
Vanessa del Rio ... Sandy (uncredited)
Michael Gaunt ... Tom (uncredited)
Richard Towers ... John in Park (uncredited)
Leo Wolman ... Himself - Leo Wollman M.D. (uncredited)

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Doris Wishman 
 
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Doris Wishman  written by (uncredited)

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Doris Wishman .... producer
 
Original Music by
Thomas Valentino 
 
Cinematography by
João Fernandes  (as Juan Fernandez)
Jack Malick (uncredited)
 
Film Editing by
Louis Burdi  (as Lou Burdi)
 
Editorial Department
David Block .... colorist (uncredited)
Ricardo Olivero .... color timer (uncredited)
 
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Doris Wishman .... continuity (as D. Whitman)
Leo Wolman .... scientific and medical advisor (as Leo Wolman MD)
 

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Also Known As:
"Strange Her - Adam or Eve" - Japan (English title)
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79 min
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Argentina:18 | Australia:R (censored) | Canada:R (Ontario - edited version) | Canada:18+ (Quebec) | UK:(Banned) | USA:X

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The film was rejected for UK cinema and only received a certificate in 1982 after extensive cuts of over 10 minutes.See more »
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7 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
A classic 1970's exercise in bad taste and exploitation, 26 August 2003
Author: (marie@shrewsbury296.freeserve.co.uk) from Leeds, England

This really is a thoroughly offensive film. While purporting to be a documentary, it is in actually little more than an excuse for cheap tittilation at the expense of a number of transgender characters. Has some graphic scenes of a sexual nature which are not only unnecessary but to my mind degrading, I really hope the TG women got paid well for appearing in this drivel but I rather doubt it somehow. The only particularly memorable moment is a really sick reconstruction of a man cutting his penis off with a hammer and chisel. If you haven't seen this movie already then don't bother, you don't want to put yourself through this. If you want to learn more about transgender people, go and watch a really good film like Boys Don't Cry or Different For Girls.

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