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Just Like a Woman (1992)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  22 July 1994 (USA)
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Gerald is a yuppie-like transvestite in his thirties. His wife arrives home earlier than expected and discovers female attire spread over their apartment. Not knowing anything about his ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Monica
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Gerald Tilson / Geraldine
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Miles Millichamp
Susan Wooldridge ...
Louisa
Gordon Kennedy ...
C.J.
Ian Redford ...
Tom Braxton
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Eleanor Tilson
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Akira Watanabe
Jill Spurrier ...
Daphne
Corey Cowper ...
Erika Tilson
Mark Hadfield ...
Dennis
Joseph Bennett ...
Jocelyn
Brooke ...
Linda
Eve Bland ...
Betty
Jeff Nuttall ...
Vanessa
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Gerald is a yuppie-like transvestite in his thirties. His wife arrives home earlier than expected and discovers female attire spread over their apartment. Not knowing anything about his habit, she misinterprets this and throws him (and the attire) out of their home and marriage. He rents a room in Monica's house, recently divorced and around 50. Their relation- ship evolves from landlady/tenant over friends to lovers. Monica learns about, begins to understand and finally appreciates and supports Gerald- ine, Gerald's alter ego. His transvestitism, a rarely filmed subject, it's ups and downs, is treated with a lot of respect, warmth and humour. Written by Jan-Olov Agren <jan-olov.agren@interact.se>

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She stole his heart. He stole her clothes.

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Rated R for some sexuality | See all certifications »
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22 July 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Come una donna  »

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$78,808 (USA)
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After Gerald and Monica finish having sex he stands up and walks away from the bed. It is briefly seen that he is wearing white boxers, a goof in itself as he was is not seen pulling them on after supposedly finishing intercourse. The scene then cuts to a different angle of him walking away from the bed and he is naked. See more »

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Marvellous Julie Waters
14 June 2001 | by (Teaneck, NJ) – See all my reviews

Since Educating Rita, Julie Walters has been one of my role models, and her performance in this as a woman who helps the man she loves get in synch with his feminine side is magnificent. I would never have believed her character in the hands of a lesser actress, but Walters pulls it off with gusto and panache. Adrian Pasdar gives his best performance to-date in the male lead.


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