Metamorphosis 2019

Metamorphosis 2019

Metamorphosis 2019

Metamorphosis 2019
1h 38min | Drama | 8 November 2019 (Philippines)

Storyline:

Adam was raise like a normal boy until he bled his first menstrual period. Adam was born with two genitals, an intersex who finds himself in a painful transformation that takes him into the ambiguities of fate and desires.

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Close-Knit 2017

Close-Knit 2017

Close-Knit 2017

Close-Knit 2017
Karera ga honki de amu toki wa (original title)
2h 7min | Drama | 25 February 2017 (Japan)

Storyline:

One spring Hiromi, who is the mother of an 11-year-old girl Tomo, left home for the umpteenth time. Tomo is accustomed to such a mother and as always went to Makio’s place. He is a brother of Hiromi and has lived with Rinko, a pretty girlfriend. Actually, Rinko is a transwoman. She works as a caregiver in a nursing home where Makio’s mother Sayuri who suffers from dementia is living. Rinko makes a delicious meal and sometimes cuddles Tomo. She is a little confused, but Tomo, Rinko and Makio start to live a life together. One day Rinko teaches Tomo to knit to control her temper. Rinko was also taught by her mother at the age of puberty when she struggled with her sexuality. A daughter neglected by her mother. A gentle uncle and his transgender lover. An angsty boy who recognizes a sense of himself as a gay – A warm “knitting” reorganizes unconventional family.

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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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Saturday Church 2017

Saturday Church 2017

Saturday Church 2017

Saturday Church 2017
1h 22min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical | 12 January 2018 (USA)

Storyline:

A 14 year-old-boy, struggling with gender identity and religion, begins to use fantasy to escape his life in the inner city and find his passion in the process.

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Ma Vie en Rose 1997

Ma Vie en Rose 1997

Ma Vie en Rose 1997

Ma Vie en Rose 1997
Ma vie en rose (original title)
R | 1h 28min | Drama | 26 December 1997 (USA)

Storyline:

Ludovic is a transgender girl who is coming out. She talks of marrying her neighbor’s son and can not understand why everyone is so surprised about it. Her family and neighbors struggle with her actions.

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Different for Girls 1996

Different for Girls 1996

Different for Girls 1996

Different for Girls 1996
R | 1h 32min | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 12 September 1997 (USA)

Storyline:

Karl Foyle and Paul Prentice were best mates at school in the Seventies. But when they meet again in present-day London things are definitely not the same. Karl is now Kim, a transsexual, and she has no desire to stir up the past while she’s busy forging a neat and orderly new life. Prentice, on the other hand, has charm but is a social disaster stuck in a dead-end job. His main talent is for getting them both into trouble. Amid the squabbles, they start to fall in love. One night, Kim invites Prentice to a romantic dinner at her flat. Prentice, finding the seduction unexpectedly effective, freaks out. He proceeds to make a public display of both of them and winds up in court. Humiliated and angry, Kim runs away. Only she can save Prentice now, but will true love triumph for a new made woman and an aging punk?

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