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Princesa (2001)

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

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Cast

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
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alberto Azarya ...
Automobilista
Egidio Cardillo ...
Cliente
Roberta Nanni ...
Laura
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Fernando, a.k.a. Fernanda, a 19-year-old Brazilian transvestite, travels to Milan and becomes a prostitute to finance sex-change surgery. Fernanda dreams of becoming a "real" woman, but in Milan is instead transformed into Princesa, a mysterious figure of allure. When she meets Gianni, a straight-laced, married businessman who falls in love with her. It all seems too good to be true...and it is. Written by Anonymous / edited by TrivWhiz

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Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$19,040 (USA) (25 January 2002)
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I LOVED this movie !
1 January 2003 | by (Atlanta, GA) – See all my reviews

Ingrid De Souza is romantic & real & gorgeous !

And singer AUWE's version of "Estate" sung at the closing credits made me swoon!

Speaking as a conservative (but with some liberal leanings), I absolutely recommend this movie to any viewer regardless of how conservative (or liberal) his/her social views may be.

It's a heartfelt love story with a twist! You'll like it, I promise.


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