Thursday, September 3, 2015

The Opposite Sex: Rene's Story



2004 American Television Movie

Cast: Rene Pena, Wona Pena and Dr. Bruce Hensel
Director: Josh Aronson

Synopsis:
After spending most of his life "passing" as male, Rene plans to undergo female to male gender reassignment surgery regardless of the consequences his final transition will have on his marriage.

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Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 6.0/10
  • OMG rating: 7/10

Buy/Rent:
  • DVD: Available


Awards:
  • GLAAD Media Award nomination for Outstanding Documentary.
  • L.A. Outfest Grand Jury Award for Outstanding Documentary Feature.

Notes/Trivia:
  • The first of two documentaries from Academy Award nominated director Josh Aronson charting the progress of transgender individuals undergoing gender reassignment surgery.
  • Featured on the Logo TV documentary series Real Momentum.

Related Movies:
  • The Opposite Sex: Jamie's Story, companion film documenting a male to female transsexual.

Related OMG Posts:

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