Thursday, February 21, 2013

Ma Vie en Rose



1997 Belgian/French/British Feature
Alternate Title: My Life in Pink

Cast: Georges Du Fresne, Michèle Laroque, Jean-Philippe Écoffey, Hélène Vincent, Raphaelle Santini and Julien Rivière
Director: Alain Berliner
Writers: Alain Berliner and Chris Vander Stappen

Synopsis:
The story of Ludovic, a little girl born in a little boy's body.

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Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Critics: 90% / Audience: 87%
  • OMG rating: 7/10

Buy/Rent:
  • DVD: Available
  • Soundtrack: Available
  • Book: Available



Trailer:


Awards:
  • BAFTA Award for Best Film not in the English Language.
  • European Film Award for Best Screenwriter.
  • GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Film - Limited Release.
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
  • Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival Audience Award for Best Feature.

Notes/Trivia:
  • Director Alain Berliner's feature film debut.
  • In the United States the film received an R rating by the Motion Picture Association of America, an unusual decision because the film has minimal sexual content, minimal violence and mild language. Those opposed to the rating believe that the rating was the result of transphobia.
  • Belgium's entry for the Foreign Language Film Academy Award.

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