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Soldier's Girl (2003)

The true story of the price a young soldier paid for falling in love with a transsexual night-club performer.

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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 3 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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Barry Winchell
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Calpernia Addams
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Sergeant Carlos Diaz
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Justin Fisher
Philip Eddolls ...
Calvin Glover
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Henry Millens
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Collin Baker (as Daniel Petronijevic)
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Edgar Martinez
Jeanie Calleja ...
Ashley Martinez
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Sergeant Howard Paxton
Tulsi Balram ...
Ginger
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Lester
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Mistress of Ceremonies
Sofonda ...
Midnight Express
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The true story of the price a young soldier paid for falling in love with a transsexual night-club performer.

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She was the only man he ever loved. See more »

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Crime | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for sexual content, a scene of strong violence and language | See all certifications »

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31 May 2003 (USA)  »

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Devojka jednog vojnika  »

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The car Barry drives is a 1972 Pontiac LeMans convertible. See more »

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In the beginning of the film, PFC Winchell's commanding officer tosses a file to him, but he leaves without picking it up. In the next shot, he is walking up the stairs carrying the file. See more »

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[first lines]
Mistress of Ceremonies: Ladies and gentlemen, and all of the rest of you... Welcome to the Miss Tennessee Entertainer of the Year Pageant.
[applause]
Mistress of Ceremonies: If you take a girl home tonight, and you find that her clitoris is just a touch too prominent and her ovaries are hanging really low, you might have ended up with one of our contestants.
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Justin Fisher was sentenced to twelve and a half years in prison for obstruction of justice and providing alcohol to a minor. He will be eligible for parole in three years. See more »

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References Cabaret (1972) See more »

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Car Wash
Written by Jan A.P. Kaczmerek
Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.
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Excellent, powerful film
9 February 2004 | by (Chicago, IL, USA) – See all my reviews

I loved the film and I'm still remembering various scenes from it. As a victim of a gay hate bashing many years ago when I was 22 which almost killed me, it affected me deeply.

The military code of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" is stupid. As was the segretation of blacks and whites in the military until around 1943. As was the forbidding of interracial marriages in this country in a number of states until 1967. As was the internment of Asian American citizens during World War II. As is the antipathy against civil marriage for same-sex couples now. Where is "love" in all this? Why is it not even being mentioned? Love for one's country and for each other. Barry and Calpernia loved each other. What's wrong with that? When two people love each other and decide to share their lives together, that's a commitment between two people. Not a commitment with the government or any religion. They can only acknowledge the commitment in the way each does. Love doesn't recognize restrictions; it's universal.

Bigotry kills. This movie demonstrates that. Also, back to reality, I've read the commander (or whatever they're called) of Fort Campbell who never said a word about the anti-gay attitude of Fort Campbell at this time was recently promoted. Now what does that say about our government and the military?

I gave the movie a 10. I only wish I could give more people the same score.


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