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Transamerica

  R Closed Captioning

Duncan Tucker

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Plot Summary

Bree (Felicity Huffman) is a perfectly adjusted conservative transsexual woman. Born Stanley, a genetic male, she's about to take the final step to becoming the woman Stanley always wanted to be - until she finds out that she is the parent of a long-lost 17 year-old son (Kevin Zegers). Afraid to tell the rebellious teenager the truth, Bree embarks on a journey with him that will challenge and change both their lives and bring them closer to the truth of their connection. Transamerica is a funny, touching, completely modern look at the modern American family, starring Emmy award winner Felicity Huffman and Kevin Zegers. Transamerica has won numerous festival prizes, including awards for best film at the Berlin Film Festival, San Francisco's Frameline festival and the Woodstock Film Festival, and the award for Best Screenplay at France's 2005 Deauville Festival of American Film.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews

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76%
  • Reviews Counted: 134
  • Fresh: 102
  • Rotten: 32
  • Average Rating: 6.8/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: The key to Huffman's performance ... is the way she plays the role with dignity. She likes this man, and so do we. – Wesley Morris, Boston Globe, Nov 24, 2011

Rotten: Huffman's performance redeems parts of the movie but, until the final 30 minutes, Transamerica too often feels like a journey to nowhere. – James Berardinelli, ReelViews, Jun 17, 2008

Fresh: Huffman makes it a must-see. – Bruce Westbrook, Houston Chronicle, Jun 24, 2010

Fresh: It's a farce with heart, a meditation on identity, family and gender politics that has real faith in its characters -- even when the characters themselves lack it. – Steven Rea, Philadelphia Inquirer, Jun 24, 2010

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Customer Reviews

An award winner...

The acting, directing, writing, and plot are all superb. A controversial story that connects with the lives of everyone of us, and can really open up the eyes of some individuals. 5 stars.

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This film was a great surprise for me. I expected to see girly boys swooshing around being bi**hy. Au contraire -it was beautiful, sensitive, and really, really well done. The actors were convincing and the topic compelling.

really good movie

really really good. it was funny and extremely easy to relate to, so important especially for movies where the subject matter has the potential to freak out some viewers. definitely recommend it.

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  • $9.99
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Released: 2006

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