Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story



1995 American/Canadian Feature

Cast: Glenn Close, Judy Davis, Jan Rubes, Wendy Makkena, Susan Barnes, Vic Polizos, Eric Dane, Trevor St. John and Ryan Reynolds
Director: Jeff Bleckner
Writer: Alison Cross

Synopsis:
Decorated medical officer Colonel Margarethe Cammermeyer faces an involuntary discharge from the US Army following her revelation that she is a lesbian. But with the support of her lover and family, she decides to fight for her right to serve.

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Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Audience: 79%
  • OMG rating: 7/10

Buy/Rent:
  • DVD: Available


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Awards:
  • Casting Society of America Award for Best Casting for TV Movie.
  • GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding TV Movie.
  • Golden Globe Award nominations for Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV, Actress (Close) and Supporting Actress (Davis).
  • Peabody Award.
  • Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special (Close), Supporting Actress (Davis) and Writing; also nominated for Outstanding Made for Television Movie, Directing and Editing - Single Camera Production.
  • Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries (Close).
  • Writers Guild of America Award nomination for Long Form Television - Original.

Notes/Trivia:
  • Originally aired on the American television network NBC.

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