Kimberly Reed dives headfirst into an unflinching portrait of her family that is absolutely engrossing. Returning home to Montana, Reed hopes for reconciliation with her long-estranged adopted brother.
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The film is sometimes a little messy in trying to make sense of all the surprises in Reed's life, but she creates a thoughtful exploration of the difficulties of coming to terms with the past—for both herself as a transwoman and for her brother dealing from mental illness. In finding such a parallel, the film becomes an articulate, powerful portrait of family. And that damn title brings me to tears.
Astounding documentary that starts as a portrait of two brothers who have been estranged for over a decade. In that time the one brother has had a serious injury leaving him with brain damage and the other has transitioned into a woman. But that is just the starting part for this amazing film about identity, rage, self doubt, acceptance among other things. Throw in blood ties with Orson Welles and Rita Hayworth.