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Transamerica (2005)

Comedy, Drama

6.9

movie

United States of America

English, Spanish

Grown-up Comedy

2005

Duncan Tucker

Andrea James, Burt Young, Calpernia Addams

103 min

Synopsis

Bree is about to get a sex reassignment surgery that will finally allow her to actually be what she’s already been in her mind for a long time: a transitioned woman. Yet before this happens she suddenly runs into her son who ends up coming for the trip across the United States.

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6.9
Aaron

Bree (Felicity Huffman) is an uptight transwoman who gets a phone call from her long lost son who is in trouble. She does not tell him she is his father but bails him out of jail and they end up on a long road trip to LA. Bree’s high strung conservative personality intersecting with a wild young man and people they meet along the way leads to some comical situations. Felicity Huffman’s performance is excellent. It is enjoyable to watch the characters develop over the film.

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