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Transamerica (2005)  link to Transamerica on IMDb  

Number: 87

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IMDb Rating:
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7.5/10

Country: USA, 103 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, Spanish

Genre(s): Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Director(s): Duncan Tucker

Cast: Andrea James, Felicity Huffman, Danny Burstein, Maurice Orozco, Elizabeth Peña

Medium: Unknown,

Plot Outline: Southern Californian Bree Osbourne, who was formerly Stanley Chupak, has finally received the news for which she has been waiting: she has been approved for male-to-female sexual reassignment surgery. But before Margaret, her therapist, will allow her to go through with the surgery scheduled in a week's time, Bree has to deal with an unresolved issue from her past. Bree got a telephone call from a seventeen year old man named Toby Wilkins, who was looking for Stanley, his biological father. Toby is in a New York jail, he who supports himself by petty crime and hustling. Stanley/Bree knew nothing about Toby before the telephone call. Toby apparently is all alone in the world, with his mother having committed suicide and being estranged from his stepfather in Tennessee. Masquerading as a Christian social worker, Bree, not telling him either of her true identity or her transgendered status, bails Toby out of jail and tells him she will take him to Los Angeles, where Toby has aspirations of becoming a porn actor and reconnecting with his biological father. As Bree and Toby take their trans-American journey which includes some interesting encounters along the way, Bree has to decide what is best for Toby while having the foremost goal of making it back to Los Angeles for the scheduled surgery.

Location: 090

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: Unknown