Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story

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Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story ★★★ 1995

Army nurse Margarethe Cammermeyer (Close) has had a distinguished career for 24 years, a bronze star earned in Vietnam, and obtained the rank of colonel. During a security clearance interview, she admits to the military that she is a lesbian and finds herself reluctantly in the eye of the media storm. The TV film won 3 EMMY awards: Best Actress for Close; Best Supporting Actress for Davis (as Margarethe's lover); and Best Screenplay. 92m/C VHS . Glenn Close, Judy Davis, Jan Rubes, Wendy Makkena, William ConverseRoberts, Susan Barnes, Colleen Flynn, William Allen Young; D: Jeff Bleckner; W: Allison Cross. TV