Set Me Free 1999

Set Me Free 1999

Set Me Free 1999

Set Me Free 1999
Emporte-moi (original title)
1h 34min | Drama, Romance | 28 July 1999 (France)

Storyline:

Canadian/Swiss/French production that tells the tale of Hannah, a tomboyish 13 year-old hitting puberty in 1963. An unhappy and uncomfortable family life leads Hannah to seek escapism in the world of cinema. Specifically, she repeatedly watches and appears enthralled by Nana (Anna Karina), the character from Jean-Luc Godard’s “Vivre sa vie” (1962) about a Parisian woman’s descent into prostitution. Her confusion surrounding what is real leads to a crush for her female teacher and her actively pursuing what it’s like to be a prostitute for an evening.

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Tomboy 2011

Tomboy 2011

Tomboy 2011

Tomboy 2011
Not Rated | 1h 22min | Drama | 11 February 2011 (Germany)

Storyline:

A family moves into a new neighborhood, and a 10-year-old born Laure deliberately presents as a boy named Mickäel to the neighborhood children. It is heavily implied that Mickäel is a closeted transgender boy. This film follows his experiences with his newfound friends, his potential love interest, Lisa, his younger sister and his parents. It focuses in on the significance of gender identity in social interaction from an early age, the difficulties of being transgender and young, and how Mickäel navigates these in the background of childhood play and love.

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Just Charlie 2017

Just Charlie 2017

Just Charlie 2017

Just Charlie 2017
1h 37min | Drama | 11 March 2017 (Mexico)

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Football star Charlie has the world at his feet. With a top club desperate to sign him, his future is seemingly mapped out. But the teenager only sees a nightmare. Trapped in the body of a boy, Charlie is torn between wanting to live up to her father’s expectations and shedding this ill fitting skin. Charlie’s next move will tear the family apart and threaten everything they hold dear.

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I Don’t Want to Be a Man 1918

I Don't Want to Be a Man 1918

I Don’t Want to Be a Man 1918
Ich möchte kein Mann sein (original title)
Not Rated | 45min | Comedy, Romance | 1 October 1918 (Berlin)

Storyline:

A teenaged tomboy, tired of being bossed around by her strict guardian, impersonates a man so she can have more fun, but discovers that being the opposite sex isn’t as easy as she had hoped.

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