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Call Me Madame

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 23 min.
  • Genres: Biography, Culture & Society, Gender Issues
  • Director:Francoise Romand


Gallic filmmaker Françoise Romand helmed this unusual French-language human interest documentary in 1986. The work travels to a small French village, where a male Communist activist with an apparently happy marriage and family decides to become a transsexual with his wife's unbridled support. The subject ultimately renames himself Ovida Delecte . Meanwhile, the couple's teenage son harbors some serious reservations about his father's transsexuality. At the time of its production, this work (like Romand's...more