Gia Poster

Release Date: 1998

DVD Release Date: July 18th, 2000

R|2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary
Gia Carangi (Angelina Jolie) travels to New York City with dreams of becoming a fashion model. Within minutes of arriving, she meets Wilhelmina Cooper (Faye Dunaway), a wise and high-powered agent who takes Gia under her wing. With Cooper's help and her own natural instincts, Gia quickly shoots to the top of the modeling world. When Cooper dies of lung cancer, however, Gia turns to drugs -- and both she and her career begin to spiral out of control.

Cast: Angelina Jolie, Elizabeth Mitchell, Kylie Travis, Mercedes Ruehl, Faye Dunaway, Louis Giambalvo, Mila Kunis, Eric Michael Cole

Director: Michael Cristofer

Genres: Docudrama

Production Co: HBO Pictures

Keywords: 1970s, Rise, Fall, 1980s, Hospital, Temptation, Intense, New York City

Awards

Nominated Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Winner Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Winner Best Performance by An Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Nominated Outstanding Made-for-Television Movie
Nominated Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1998)