Just Like a Woman (film)

Just Like a Woman (film)

name = Just Like a Woman

caption = "Just Like a Woman" film poster
director = Christopher Monger
writer =
starring = Julie Walters,
Adrian Pasdar
Paul Freeman
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budget =
released= 1992
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imdb_id = 0104576|

"Just Like a Woman" is a 1992 British film by Christopher Monger starring Julie Walters, Adrian Pasdar and Paul Freeman. Gerald, a finance executive (Adrian Pasdar), finds himself thrown out by his wife when she discovers women's underwear in their flat; in fact the clothes belong to him. He takes lodgings with Monica (Julie Walters) who gradually discovers his alter ego, "Geraldine". A sub-plot deals with his boss' plan to defraud their Japanese clients, and how the couple thwart it.

The film is based on the novel "Geraldine, For the Love of a Transvestite" by Monica Jay, and is one of the few "cross-dressing" movies in which the hero is actually a transvestite, unlike "Some Like it Hot", "Tootsie", "Mrs. Doubtfire", and others in which the cross-dresser has an ulterior motive.

The film's title is taken from the song "just Like a Woman" by Bob Dylan.

ee also

* Transgender in film and television
* Cross-dressing in film and television

External links

* [http://www.outpostpress.com/geraldne.html Article about the book "Gerald/ine"] at OutPost Press
*imdb title|0104576|Just Like a Woman

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