XXY (2007)

XXY (2007)
 

Director Lucía Puenzo

Writer Lucía Puenzo (screenplay), Sergio Bizzio (short story "Cinismo")

Genre Drama

Year 2007

Actors Ricardo Darín, Valeria Bertuccelli, Germán Palacios, Carolina Pelleritti

IMDB : 7.2 (10,443 votes)


 

Description In a small coastal town of fishermen in Uruguay, the biologist Kraken works and lives in a house at the sea side with his wife Suli and their aggressive fifteen year-old daughter Alex. When Suli welcomes her former best friend Erika that comes with her husband, the surgeon Ramiro and their teenage son Alvaro to spend a couple of days with her family, Kraken learns that his wife invited Ramiro to operate Alex. Meanwhile Alex and Alvaro feel attracted by each other; however, Alvaro finds that Alex is hermaphrodite and she finds that Alvaro is gay. But the troubled and outcast Alex has the right to choose what gender she wants for her.

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