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Red Without Blue (2007)

The intimate bond between two identical twin brothers is challenged when one decides to transition from male to female; this is the story of their evolving relationship, and the resurrection of their family from a darker past.
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RED WITHOUT BLUE is an artistic and groundbreaking examination of gender, identity, and the unswerving bond of twinship despite transformation. An honest portrayal of a family in turmoil, RWB follows a pair of identical twins as one transitions from male to female. Captured over a period of three years, the film documents the twins and their parents, examining the Farleys' struggle to redefine their family. The twins' early lives were quintessentially all-American: picture-perfect holidays, supportive parents who cheered them on every step of the way. By the time they were 14, their parents had divorced, they had come out as gay, and a joint suicide attempt precipitated a forced separation of Mark and Alex for two and half years. Through candid and extensive interviews with the twins and their family, RED WITHOUT BLUE recounts these troubled times, interweaving the twins' difficult past with their efforts to find themselves in the present. The film follows the painful steps of Clair's... Written by Director, RED WITHOUT BLUE

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A family falls. A twin's reflection disappears. What remains must evolve.

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Jennie Farley: I know that I have them back, but I really don't think of them as my children anymore. They're young people I know.
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I Am a Child of God/The Spirit of God
Written by Naomi W. Randall 1957
Courtesy of Comfort Stand Recordings
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17 July 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie meant a great deal to me as I was raised in an abusive family and depend constantly on my sister for companionship and solace. I've always known that happiness is relative. But I am learning that life's difficulties make us better people. As Eleanor Roosevelt said, "You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along." Mark and Clair and their parents have communicated their humanity more to me than any other movie or situation. Thank you for your courage and love and I hope everyone gets to see this movie and feel the way I do because of it.


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