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XXY 2007 15

87 mins Director. Lucía Puenzo

Alex is an intersex child who’s been raised as a girl, struggling with burgeoning sexuality and an unwanted secret in a gossipy Uruguayan fishing village. While Alex’s father Karark has always been at ease with his child’s uniqueness, her mother Suli furtively investigates other options by inviting a plastic surgeon to stay with them, in the hope of convincing Alex to undergo sex reassignment surgery. Events take a drastic turn, however, when Alex seduces the doctor’s son.

This acclaimed drama was Argentina’s nominee for Best Foreign Language Academy Award in 2008.

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Directed by

Lucía Puenzo

Featuring

Inés Efrón

Valeria Bertuccelli

Ricardo Darín

Collection

BFI Flare presents

Certificate

15 Contains strong language, sex and moderate sexual assault

Released

2007

Language

English

Production company

Historias Cinematográficas

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