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Princesa (I) (2001)

 |  Drama, Romance  |  1 June 2001 (Italy)
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Fernando/Fernanda, a 19-year-old Brazilian transvestite, travels to Milan and becomes a prostitute to finance a sex-change operation. Fernanda dreams of becoming a "real" woman but in Milan... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Ingrid de Souza ...
Fernanda
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Gianni
Lulu Pecorari ...
Karin
Mauro Pirovano ...
Fabrizio
Biba Lerhue ...
Charlo
Sonia Morgan ...
Fofao
Alessandra Acciai ...
Livia
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Egidio Cardillo ...
Cliente
Roberta Nanni ...
Laura
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Fernando/Fernanda, a 19-year-old Brazilian transvestite, travels to Milan and becomes a prostitute to finance a sex-change operation. Fernanda dreams of becoming a "real" woman but in Milan is transformed instead into Princesa, a mysterious figure of allure. She then meets Gianni, a straight-laced, married businessman who falls in love with her. It all seems to good to be true...and is. Written by Anonymous

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$3,318 (USA) (7 December 2001)

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$19,040 (USA) (25 January 2002)
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sensitive, accurate, well filmed
28 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

This film is a sensitive and accurate portrayal of many of the issues surrounding transgendered living. The way that a transgendered individual evolves in feeling about herself as she confronts the implications of 'the operation' on her acceptance of herself and the way others will see her. The film has good production values and very nice scenes of Milano as it is.


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