• Second Serve (2006)

Second Serve

Release Date: January 2nd, 2006

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

Richard Radley (Vanessa Redgrave) is an ophthalmologist with a successful career, a beautiful fiancée and a secret life. Despite outward appearances, Richard is a woman at heart. When his psychiatrists -- including his mother (Louise Fletcher) -- fail to "cure" him, Richard leaves his life behind, moves to California and has a sex change to become Renee. Finally herself, Renee takes up professional tennis -- but when a reporter outs her sex change, she must fight for her right to compete.

Cast: Vanessa Redgrave, Louise Fletcher, Richard Venture, Martin Balsam, Alice Krige, Kerrie Keane, Reni Santoni

Director: Anthony Page

Genres: Docudrama

Keywords: Doctor , New York City , Mother , Transformation , 1960s , Competition , Quest , 1970s , Emotional , Office , Moving

Awards

Nominated Outstanding Lead Actress for a Miniseries or Special
Nominated Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television