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When asked about her favourite onscreen kiss:
Angelina Jolie: God I don’t know, probably the girl in Gia, Elizabeth Mitchell.
Reporter: I didn’t expect you to say this.
Angelina Jolie: Well, she’s the truth though… I think it’s just the difference. It stands out – you remember.
Angelina Jolie as Gia Carangi
Elizabeth Mitchell as Linda
Faye Dunaway as Wilhelmina Cooper
Mercedes Ruehl as Kathleen Carangi
The story of the life of Gia Carangi, a top fashion model from the late 1970s, from her meteoric rise to the forefront of the modeling industry, to her untimely death from AIDS at age 26.
Gia is a 1998 American biographical drama film directed by Michael Cristofer, written by Jay McInerney and Michael Cristofer. The film follows the life of model Gia Marie Carangi. It stars Angelina Jolie, Faye Dunaway, Mercedes Ruehl, and Elizabeth Mitchell. The original music score was composed by Terence Blanchard.
Gia Carangi (Angelina Jolie) is a Philadelphia native who moves to New York City to become a fashion model and immediately catches the attention of powerful agent Wilhelmina Cooper (Faye Dunaway). Gia’s attitude and beauty help her rise quickly to the forefront of the modeling industry, but her persistent loneliness after the death of Wilhelmina drives her to experiment with mood-altering drugs like cocaine. She becomes entangled in a passionate affair with Linda (Elizabeth Mitchell), a make-up artist. Their love affair first starts when both pose nude and make love to each other after a photo shoot. However, after a while Linda begins to worry about Gia’s drug use and gives her an ultimatum; Gia chooses the drugs. Failed attempts at reconciliation with Linda and with her mother, Kathleen (Mercedes Ruehl), drive Gia to begin abusing heroin. Although she is eventually able to break her drug habit after much effort, she has already contracted HIV from a needle containing infected blood and dies from complications of AIDS in 1986 at the age of 26.
You can see the versions we have below.
Bluray | US Version (Region Free)
DVD | US Version
DVD | UK Version
DVD | Italian Version