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R| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
Right in the midst of important changes in her life, Bree Osborne (Felicity Huffman) learns that she fathered a son, Toby (Kevin Zegers), 17 years ago. Bailing him out of jail in New York, Bree poses as a Christian missionary. She plans to take Toby to his stepfather's house, but when she learns that the stepfather sexually abused the boy, Bree brings her son back to Los Angeles with her. As Toby begins to fall for Bree, she must find a way to reveal who she really is.

Cast: Felicity Huffman , Kevin Zegers , Fionnula Flanagan , Graham Greene , Burt Young , Elizabeth Peña , Bianca Leigh , Jon Budinoff

Director: Duncan Tucker

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Weinstein Co.

Transamerica (2005)

Release Date: December 2nd, 2005|1 hr. 43 min.

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  • The movie's soul is with Huffman. Speaking in a low voice, her posture as stiff as her vocabulary, her eyes a pool of sadness and hope, she turns this small, resonant film into a cry from the heart. show more

  • Transamerica provides the frame and the occasion for one of the year's best performances, Felicity Huffman's as a woman trapped in a man's body who's passing for female while awaiting a sex-change operation. show more

  • Huffman is a woman playing a man playing a woman, which is easily the year's most complicated turn. She does a fine, nuanced job in bringing to life a character that could have become a caricature. show more

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