Keswick Film Club - Transamerica

Sunday 29th October 5:00 PM

Transamerica 

Director: Duncan Tucker Country: USA
Cert: 15 Year: 2005 Length: 103 mins

Audience Reaction

Score: 77.32% Attendance: 136

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Synopsis

Desperate Housewives star Felicity Huffman was Oscar nominated for her role as 'Bree', a transsexual who is one snip away from making her transformation from a man to a woman complete. Complications soon arise when Bree is confronted with the news that in a past heterosexual encounter he fathered a son, Toby, whose drug use and rent boy life-style have landed him in trouble with the law.

Fearing her son's reaction Bree poses as a Christian case-worker, leading him on a mutual voyage of self discovery. This is a beautifully acted tale of acceptance that perfectly balances whimsy, hilarity and charm.

BEST ACTRESS - Tribecca Film Festival 2005

Critics

open_quote Laugh out loud funny, tartly off-colour and ultimately touching close_quote EDDIE COCKRELL, VARIETY



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