Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story (1995) - Rotten Tomatoes

Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story (1995)

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Glenn Close won the "Outstanding Lead Actress" Emmy for her performance in this made-for-television drama about the rights of homosexuals in the military. Close stars as Colonel Margarethe Cammermeyer, an Army medical officer with an eye on a promotion who is suddenly tossed into discharge proceedings after admitting to being homosexual. The film shows how she fought the system with the help her family and the support of gay rights activists. Judy Davis stars as her lover and also won the Emmy for "Outstanding Supporting Actress." Barbra Streisand was among the executive producers and the film was nominated for several Emmy and Golden Globe awards.

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Cast

Wendy Makkena
as Mary Newcombe
Susan Barnes
as Capt. Bonnie Kern
Lorena Gale
as Sergeant Wilson
Vic Polizos
as Jim Petrulli
Christine Willes
as Col. Angela Webber
Gillian Barber
as Colonel Koufalis
Gary Chalk
as Lt. Col. Douglas Hart
Lillian Carlson
as Woman in Parking Lot
Thomas Heaton
as Man in Parking Lot
Glenn Close
as Col. Margarethe Cammermeyer
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½

Surprisingly effective film, considering it was made for television. The fact that Glenn Close and Judy Davis star in it certainly helps it's success. They are great, especially Davis. Well written and tackles a tough subject head on. Sensitively done.

James Higgins
James Higgins

Great movie.

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Leo L

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