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Tanna Frederick Dazzles In New Henry Jaglom Film ‘The M Word’

Wed, April 30, 2014 7:01pm EDT by Sandra Clark Add first Comment
Courtesy of Rainbow Film Company

Tanna Frederick is no stranger to Henry Jaglom films and this time she pushes the envelop with her unforgettable portrayel of Moxie in the hilarious new movie ‘The M Word”. The talented actress opens up to in an EXCLUSIVE interview.

Tanna Frederick has never been shy of challenges, especially when it comes to playing complex women in films. Her new movie The M Word, written and directed by the brilliant Henry Jaglom, gives viewers an insightful and refreshing look into the temperamental and often misunderstood world of menopause–a subject rarely explored on the big screen.

Tanna Frederick: Intriques & Delights In New Film ‘The M Word’

Just like he accomplished with his films Eating, Going Shopping, Babyfever and Irene in Time, Henry Jaglom gives us a fearless  look into another topic that affects women worldwide–‘the change of life’, yes menopause.

“I was really excited to do this film because it’s an important subject that never really gets discussed. I wanted to do a film that empowers women, and one that women and men can relate to,” Tanna tells EXCLUSIVELY.

Tanna’s memorable performance in another Jaglom film Hollywood Dreams, earned her high accolades including the Best Actress Award at the 2008 Fargo Film Festival.

Tanna and Henry make a good team on screen and off. The two exchanged wedding vows in an intimate ceremony on Dec.29, 2013.

Tanna: The Mentor & Environmentalist

In addition to stage and film acting, Tanna is dedicated to helping others fulfill their dreams. Born and raised in Iowa, the former high school valedictorian co-founded the Iowa Independent Film Festival and created Project Cornlight.

Tanna describes Project Cornlight as, “an arts initiative that strives to expand the film and performing arts in my home state.”

As if Tanna didn’t have enough on her plate, she is an avid surfer and founded Project Save Our Surf, dedicated to conserving and raising awareness about our oceans and marine life.

Tanna continues to prove that not only does she portray empowering women on stage and film, that she is INDEED living her life as an empowered person!

–Reporting by Sandra Clark