The Amazing Truth About Queen Raquela (2008)

The Amazing Truth About Queen Raquela (2008)
 

Director Olaf de Fleur Johannesson

Writer Olaf de Fleur Johannesson (screenplay), Benedikt Jóhannesson, Stefan C. Schaefer (story treatment), Stefan C. Schaefer (structure), Thor Thorsteinsson (story support)

Genre Biography, Drama

Year 2008

Actors Raquela Rios, Stefan C. Schaefer, Olivia Galudo, Brax Villa

IMDB : 6.2 (198 votes)


 

Description Raquela is a transsexual-or "ladyboy"-from the Philippines who dreams of escaping the streets of Cebu City for a fairy tale life in Paris. In order to make her dreams come true, she turns from prostitution toward the more lucrative business of Internet porn. Her success as a porn star brings new friends, including Valerie, a ladyboy in Iceland, and Michael, the owner of the website Raquela works for. Valerie helps Raquela get as far as Iceland. From there, Michael offers her a rendezvous in Paris. Will Paris be everything she dreamed of? And will Michael turn out to be her Prince Charming?

Comments

  • sreevatsan sreekanth 2010-12-28 11:57:20
    Though fantastical at times, the story was told well enough to allow for suspension of disbelief; the magic tricks are fun, but the story really draws the viewer in. It is really nice movie to see on kookíca. So dont wait, come and enjoy it.
  • spacedogpie 2009-07-22 06:23:22
    I saw this movie 2 years ago at the LA Film Fest. I wish Poppoli would release this on DVD.
  • Paula Jewel 2009-04-04 03:41:33
    looks good to me.
  • kallonme 2009-02-21 22:41:13
    this looks fantastic