- Just Like a Woman (film)
name = Just Like a Woman
caption = "Just Like a Woman" film poster
Adrian Pasdar Paul Freeman
imdb_id = 0104576|
"Just Like a Woman" is a 1992 British film by
Christopher Mongerstarring Julie Walters, Adrian Pasdarand 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.
Transgender in film and television
Cross-dressing in film and television
* [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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