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3 Generations (2015)

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After Ray decides to transition from female to male, Ray's mother, Maggie, must come to terms with the decision while tracking down Ray's biological father to get his legal consent.

Director:

Gaby Dellal
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elle Fanning ... Ray
Linda Emond ... Frances
Susan Sarandon ... Dolly
Naomi Watts ... Maggie
Andrew Polk ... Dr. Brillstein
Marcos A. Gonzalez Marcos A. Gonzalez ... John the Doorman
Antonio Ortiz ... Taylor
Tessa Albertson ... Spoon
Marquis Rodriguez ... Jesse
Gameela Wright ... DSS Worker
Jordan Carlos ... Jake
Elle Winter ... Lola Johnson
Lucca De Oliveira ... Boy in Alley
Francesca Keller Francesca Keller ... Girl in Alley
Jinn S. Kim ... Man on Fire Escape
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Storyline

Family living under one roof in New York must deal with a life-changing transformation by one that ultimately affects them all. Ray is a teenager who has come to the realization that he isn't meant to be a girl and has decided to transition from female to male. His single mother, Maggie, must track down Ray's biological father to get his legal consent to allow Ray's transition. Dolly, Ray's lesbian grandmother, is having a hard time accepting that she now has a grandson. They must each confront their own identities and learn to embrace change and their strength as a family in order to ultimately find acceptance and understanding. Written by The Weinstein Company

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Three of the most acclaimed actors of their generations in a human comedy for today. See more »

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic content, some sexual references and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

In April 2016, director Gaby Dellal revealed on Instagram that she was re-editing the film. The new cut of the film, released in international markets since late 2016, runs 92 minutes, as opposed to 87 minutes of the initial version that screened at the Toronto premiere in September 2015. See more »

Quotes

Maggie: You can't reappropriate a word that doesn't apply to you.
Ray: [laughs] I'm a boy with tits. I can reappropriate whatever I want.
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Soundtracks

Needles in the Camel's Eye
Written by Brian Eno and Phil Manzanera
Performed by Greys
Courtesy of Audiotree and Carpark Records
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3 Generations
11 January 2018 | by MaryjnberrySee all my reviews

While the review that is on the IMDb movie page about this movie is rather a persons feeing about the ending of a generation, of this family, that this movie should have explained that, I don't agree. This movie is about change, but also about love....the love you feel for your child, worry about their future, and how your (transgender) child will be accepted and able to cope in a world that is identity centric, and often negative toward LGBTQ? persons. The actors treated this difficult, controversial subject with love toward their now grandson-realistic feelings of confusion, worry, about their own acceptance of Ray, everyone's thoughts about Ray's identity crisis, his worry about acceptance, being able to start his life in a new situation as himself, rather than being known formerly as Ramona, then his change made his life difficult with the others at school, in his neighborhood. This subject was dealt with in a very realistic and loving way.


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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

29 September 2016 (Czech Republic) See more »

Also Known As:

About Ray See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$105,215, 7 May 2017

Gross USA:

$155,936

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$680,351
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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