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A Single Woman (2008)

A Single Woman is a distinct, lively portrait of Jeannette Rankin (the first American woman elected to Congress; also a suffragist, peace activist and reformer) that takes us from her ... See full summary »

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Kamala Lopez (as Kamala Lopez-Dawson)

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Credited cast:
Patricia Arquette ... Storyteller
Joyce Julianne Auer Joyce Julianne Auer ... Carrie Chapman Catt
Karen Black ... Storyteller
Traber Burns Traber Burns ... Harry Truman / Sam Rayburn / Newspaper Editor
Kate Connor ... Alice Paul
Peter Coyote ... Maury Maverick, Reporter 1917
Cameron Crain Cameron Crain ... 70's Anchorman / Georgia Congressman / 1917 Reporter (voice)
Frances Fisher ... Narrator / Suffragist
Rich Flisher Rich Flisher ... John McCormack (as Richard Fisher)
Barry Ford Barry Ford ... Uncle Joe Cannon
Andy Hirsch ... W.W.I Reporter
Shyla Huber Shyla Huber ... Katharine Anthony
Mimi Kennedy ... Storyteller
Margot Kidder ... Storyteller
Cassidy Lehrman ... Young Jeannette Rankin
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A Single Woman is a distinct, lively portrait of Jeannette Rankin (the first American woman elected to Congress; also a suffragist, peace activist and reformer) that takes us from her childhood in 1880's Montana, to her last television interview in 1972. Deliciously political, occasionally chilling, ironic and idiosyncratic, A Single Woman illuminates the role of the individual in the American legislative process with a whimsical amalgamation of storytelling, high-powered discourse and communion. The program is a filmed version of the successful stage play. Written by Anonymous

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Discover America's Real First Lady

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Biography

Certificate:

PG
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Simpson toured with the play, A Single Woman, to 9 US states and 53 additional countries. It ran Off-Broadway in 2005 and starred Simpson and Neal Mayer, a prolific New York actor who played 57 roles opposite Simpson's portrait of Rankin. See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 September 2008 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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