TV Movie | R | | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of the price a young soldier paid for falling in love with a transsexual night-club performer.
The actual Barry Winchell was six and one half years younger than Calpernia Addams, but in the film the age difference is almost exactly reversed, Lee Pace, the actor who portrays Calpernia, is six years younger than Troy Garity, the actor who portrays Winchell.
Mistress of Ceremonies:
Ladies and gentlemen, and all of the rest of you... Welcome to the Miss Tennessee Entertainer of the Year Pageant.
Mistress of Ceremonies: If you take a girl home tonight, and you find that her clitoris is just a touch too prominent and her ovaries are hanging really low, ...
In the beginning of the film, PFC Winchell's commanding officer tosses a file to him, but he leaves without picking it up. In the next shot, he is walking up the stairs carrying the file.
Calpernia Addams has completed her sex-reassignment surgery. She now works in hospital administration in Los Angeles.