Actors: Ricardo Darín, Valeria Bertuccelli, Germán Palacios
Director: Lucía Puenzo
From Gay Essential
This Argentine motion picture won the Critics’ Week grand prize at the 2007 Cannes film festival. Starring Ricardo Darín, Valeria Bertuccelli and Germán Palacios, XXY tells the story of a biologist and his young daughter who is intersex. The film was co-written and directed by Lucía Puenzo.
Winner of 24 international film awards including four Cannes Film Festival Awards.
“The shots are beautifully composed, the editing paces the process of self-discovery, the dialogue is spare and heartfelt, the performances are deeply human.”
— Roger Ebert
“Is as finely crafted as a great work of literature.”
— SF Gate
“Struggle and angst lie at the centre of the movie but also the strong emotional bond between parent and child.”
— Eye For Film
- Format: PAL, Anamorphic, Digital Sound, Dolby, Subtitled
- Language: Spanish
- Subtitles: English
- Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe)
- Number of discs: 1
- Studio: Petit Peche
- DVD Release Date: 15 Sept. 2008
- Run Time: 86 minutes
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