A senstively-mounted drama about 15-year-old Alex, born 'intersex' - having both male and female characteristics - raised as a girl by her parents, and struggling to find an identity in a world that doesn't readily accept difference. When the family is visited by a couple and their teenage son, the attraction between the two youths forces everyone to meet some uncomfortable truths head-on. Managing to avoid both lectures and exploitation, this gentle Argentinean film is an intelligent and deeply moving story of compassion, love, difference and acceptance.

Year: 2007
Genre: Drama, Queer Cinema, Latin America Cinema, International Showcase
Country: Argentina, France, Spain
Director: Lucia Puenzo
Starring: Ricardo Darin, Ines Efron, Valeria Bertuccelli, German Palacios, Carolina Pelleritti, Martin Piroyansky
Duration: 86 Minutes
Rating: R16 - Contains offensive language and sexual themes.
Subtitles: Yes
Location in store: Foreign (Latin America)



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