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...
Director, RED WITHOUT BLUE
A family falls. A twin's reflection disappears. What remains must evolve.
Did You Know?
It was a shock to me at first. I didn't even know who transgender people were or what that term meant. I just couldn't imagine you transforming into something else.
Written by Essie Jain
Performed by Essie Jain
Published by Carbert Music Inc.
Courtesy of Ba Da Bing Records & Marketing
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