The Resource Metamorphosis : man into woman, by Lisa Leeman and Claudia Hoover, (electronic resource)

Metamorphosis : man into woman, by Lisa Leeman and Claudia Hoover, (electronic resource)

Label
Metamorphosis : man into woman
Title
Metamorphosis
Title remainder
man into woman
Statement of responsibility
by Lisa Leeman and Claudia Hoover
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As many as 60,000 people are uncomfortable with the sex they were born into (gender dysphoria). Gary, a 39-year-old transsexual, has been convinced since childhood that he is a woman trapped in a male body.At age 36, Gary decided to begin the extraordinary process of changing his sex. Shot over three years, this compassionate yet unsentimental film follows Gary's transformation into Gabi. Before he can be accepted for sex-reassignment surgery, Gary mustprove that he can successfully live and work as a woman, 24 hours a day, for at least one year. We see Gary sorting out his masculine and feminine traits, undergoing facial plastic surgery, electrolysis, hormone therapy, and psychological counseling. A lively discussion among Gabi s co-workers raises questions about the very nature of masculinity and femininity. Gabi attends a transsexual support group, and wrestles throughout the film with religious conflicts. By the end of the film she reconciles with her mother, and attends her high school reunion.Metamorphosis raises profound questions about gender stereotypes as Gary s fantasies collide with the realities of living as a woman. Watching Gary make conscious choices of what is appropriate behavior for a woman today challenges the audience to confront personal biases and expectations of what men and women are supposed to be
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Characteristic
representational
Intended audience
For College; Adult audiences
Language note
This edition in English
Target audience
general
Label
Metamorphosis : man into woman, by Lisa Leeman and Claudia Hoover, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as DVD
  • Title from resource description page (viewed May 24, 2011)
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
c
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ASP1641426/gltv
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (59 min.)
Media category
  • computer
  • video
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
  • v
Medium for sound
other
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b34390364
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • ASP1641426
  • (OCoLC)747797058
Video recording format
other

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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