Second Serve

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In 1976, Renée Richards is on the tennis court as a professional tennis player. The film Flashback (narrative) to 1964, when Renée Richards is an eye surgeon named Richard Radley (both roles played by Redgrave). Radley has a successful career and a fiancée, but secretly transvestism at night. Unable to speak with his mother Sadie (Louise Fletcher), who is a psychiatrist, Radley consults his own psychiatrist, Dr. Beck (Martin Balsam), who advises him to grow a beard. This strategy works temporarily until Radley is Conscription into the United States Navy, which does not allow beards. Following his discharge and a failed marriage, Radley undergoes gender reassignment surgery and becomes Renée.

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  • Movie ID 47638
  • Status Released
  • Released Worldwide January 1, 1986
  • Runtime 120 minutes
  • Genres Drama
  • Directors Anthony Page
  • Writers Gavin Lambert
  • Spoken Languages English
  • Original Country United States of America
  • Production Company Lorimar Telepictures
  • Production Countries United States of America
  • On Other Sites IMDB
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  • Created March 26, 2019
  • Modified May 16, 2019

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