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1 hr. 34 min.

Plot Summary
"Princesa" is the story of Fernanda, a 19-year-old Brazilian transsexual whose dream is to become a woman, find a husband and lead the life of a "normal" housewife. Fernanda goes to Milan and works as a prostitute to raise money for a sex-change operation. On the streets she is transformed into Princesa - a stylish and alluring figure who makes a lot of money and many friends among the prostitutes and clients.

Cast: Ingrid de Souza , Cesare Bocci , Lulu Pecorari , Mauro Pirovano , Biba Lerhue , Sonia Morgan , Alessandra Acciai ,

Director: Henrique Goldman

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Strand Releasing

Princesa (2001)

Release Date: December 7th, 2001|1 hr. 34 min.

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  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    A sympathetic look at what it's like to be a Brazilian transsexual prostitute working in Milan. show more

  • 50
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    An evocative melancholy hangs over Princesa, Henrique Goldman's intermittently affecting tale. show more

  • 75
    Marta Barber Miami Herald

    An engaging and powerful portrayal of puberty gone awry. show more

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