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Transparent 

TV-MA | | Comedy, Drama | TV Series (2014– )
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An L.A. family with serious boundary issues have their past and future unravel when a dramatic admission causes everyone's secrets to spill out.

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Jill Soloway
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Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 49 wins & 103 nominations. See more awards »

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Jeffrey Tambor ...  Maura Pfefferman 41 episodes, 2014-2017
Gaby Hoffmann ...  Ali Pfefferman / ... 41 episodes, 2014-2017
Amy Landecker ...  Sarah Pfefferman 41 episodes, 2014-2017
Jay Duplass ...  Josh Pfefferman 41 episodes, 2014-2017
Judith Light ...  Shelly Pfefferman 39 episodes, 2014-2017
Rob Huebel ...  Len Novak 28 episodes, 2014-2017
Kathryn Hahn ...  Raquel Fein 24 episodes, 2014-2016
Alexandra Billings ...  Davina / ... 23 episodes, 2014-2017
Zackary Arthur ...  Zack / ... 18 episodes, 2014-2017
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Mort has a secret that he really wants to tell his three adult children, who are so self-absorbed they don't see that something has changed for divorced, girlfriendless dad. Even when he invites them to dinner en masse to share his news, somehow, the conversation becomes about them. The secret unfolds, though, when he comes home and sees his married daughter getting intimate with her ex. Now, he knows her secret; she learns his; and the dysfunctional family finds one secret after another being exposed. Written by Jwelch5742

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Comedy | Drama

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USA

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English

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6 February 2014 (USA) See more »

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Amazon Studios, Picrow See more »
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.00 : 1
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When Rhys Ernst was designing the opening title sequence for Transparent (2014) season 1, he cut together clips from various Bar and Bat Mitzvahs. His prototype for the sequence, by complete coincidence, featured the cousin of series creator Jill Soloway. See more »


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Brilliant Show
16 February 2014 | by johnw-925-88222See all my reviews

Stumbled upon this pilot because I heard that Jill Soloway, of Six Feet Under fame, was connected to the production. I have never watched anything that was an original Amazon product. Hearing something was an Amazon product would not have made me run to watch!

However, this pilot is beautifully written, expertly acted, and very moving.

The plot revolves around a complicated family of grown children. Each more complicated and self-involved than the other. And at the center is the father, played achingly by Jeffrey Tambor. Divorced, alone, trying to recreate himself, Tambor emits the humor and humanity he always has, but with greater depth and gravity than I have seen in his work previously. It is a great part, and Tambor is magnificent.

I eagerly await more.


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