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British woman in love with cross dresser

I saw a British movie in the late nineties that had a woman falling in love with a cross-dressing man. Any ideas?
posted by Tell Me No Lies on May 25, 2012 - 4 answers

Yes I suffer from short term memory loss.

Can you name this movie? Random description: Group of British twenty somethings go to a countryside estate... [more inside]
posted by it's a long way to south america on Nov 15, 2011 - 12 answers

Name the movie?

Looking for the name of a British movie. [more inside]
posted by fifilaru on Jun 1, 2010 - 1 answer

British mystery TV shows/movies?

Great British mystery television shows/movies? My girlfriend and I are both rabid fans of good, old-fashioned British whodunnits. Nothing like a rainy Sunday curled up in the sofa to watch an insufferable amateur detective line up a bunch of eccentric upper-class Brits by the fireplace to expose their innermost red herrings: Poirot, Miss Marple, Jonathan Creek, Cadfael, Inspector Alleyn, Sherlock Holmes, Gosford Park -- we have pretty much watched them all, including numerous Agatha Christie movie adaptations. What else is out there? Must be British, or feature mainly Brits; extra points for smoking jackets, quaint little villages in Dorset, vintage automobiles and funny little Frenchmen. (We don't like modern police procedurals that much, though; Inspector Morse is all right, but not quite our cup of tea.)
posted by gentle on Jan 4, 2008 - 34 answers

Desperately seeking female British flick title

Movie trivia - killer! Trying to recall a 1960s-ish (?) movie about a knock-out female British hair dresser who decides to improve herself and take continuing-ed university classes - very toff university, very toff professor (possibly Donald Sutherland or Peter O'Toole - except I can't seem to find anything similar on their IMDB career lists). Very along the lines of 'To Sir With Love,' (shot similar also) but focusing on the female's growth from bleached blonde bimbo to an academic over-achiever. Arg, this is killing me. Anyone remember this flick?
posted by eatdonuts on Feb 9, 2006 - 10 answers

By God, Sir. I've lost my leg.

Historical movies. I love movies taking place in older times, and I have a particular fascination for the golden years of the British Empire, and the European civilization during this era. What might I like? Also: Bonus question about 1980s, possible 1970s series or movie set in this historical period. [more inside]
posted by gentle on Aug 26, 2005 - 23 answers

Evil Puppet

What's the name of the British horror/suspense movie made around 1948 that consists of four separate stories, the last one of which is about a ventriloquist whose dummy starts talking to him? [more inside]
posted by warbaby on Jul 30, 2005 - 10 answers

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