Rent Hedwig and the Angry Inch on DVD

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

2001 Rated R 1hr 35m

After a botched sex-change operation, East German glam rocker Hansel (John Cameron Mitchell) becomes Hedwig and travels across the United States with a stage show, following her ex-boyfriend (and former band mate) and telling her life story. Hedwig's offbeat show slays audiences -- but in diners not clubs. Mitchell also wrote and directed the comedy, which won at the Sundance Film Festival and was nominated for several Independent Spirit Awards.

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Movie Details

2001 Sundance Film Festival®
  • Audience Award: Drama
  • Grand Jury Prize: Drama nominee
2002 Independent Spirit Awards®
2002 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) nominee
Adult content, graphic language, mild violence, nudity, and strong sexual content
Common Sense rating OK for kids 17+
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: DTS 5.1 Surround, English: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; director's commentary; "Long Story Short: The Forging of a Cult Legend from Stage to Screen," original feature-length documentary; trailer; cast and crew information; select-a-song; additional DVD ROM features.