Monday, February 4, 2013

XXY



2007 Argentinian Feature

Cast: Ricardo Darín, Valeria Bertuccelli, Inés Efron, Martín Piroyansky and Carolina Peleritti
Writer/Director: Lucía Puenzo

Synopsis:
The family of a reclusive teenager relocate to Uruguay to keep their surprising secret and to seek out a possible solution.

Links:

Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Critics: 82% / Audience: 79%
  • Metacritic - Critics: 67% / Audience: 8.0%
  • OMG rating: 8/10

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



Trailer:


Awards:
  • Ariel Award for Best Latin-American Film.
  • Cannes Film Festival Critics Week Grand Prize and Grand Golden Rail Award.
  • GLAAD Media Award nomination for Outstanding Film - Limited Release.
  • Goya Award for Best Spanish Language Foreign Film.
  • San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival Audience Award for Best Feature Film.
  • World Soundtrack Award for Discovery of the Year (Composers Daniel Tarrab and Andrés Goldstein).

Notes/Trivia:
  • Argentina's official entry for the Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award.

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