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XXY
XXY
7.6
/10
2,861 Ratings

XXY

Directed by Lucía Puenzo
Argentina, Spain, 2007
Drama, LGBTQ+

Synopsis

The difficulties of adolescence are particularly strong for the 15-year-old Alex, who was born an intersex child. As Alex begins to explore her sexuality, her mother invites friends from Buenos Aires to come for a visit at their house, with their 16-year-old son in tow…

Synopsis

The difficulties of adolescence are particularly strong for the 15-year-old Alex, who was born an intersex child. As Alex begins to explore her sexuality, her mother invites friends from Buenos Aires to come for a visit at their house, with their 16-year-old son in tow…

Our take

Winner of the grand prize at Cannes Critics’ Week (a sidebar for new filmmakers), Lucia Puenzo’s drama is a powerful directorial debut, exploring a complex issue with fearless insight and deep sensitivity towards the young and naïve.