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6.5
/10
1,847 Ratings

So Pretty

United States, France, 2019
Drama, LGBT+

Synopsis

This story of Tonio/Tonia and Franz, Paul and Erika unfolds within New York’s queer scene, a tale of political activism and different models for love: at once an adaptation, translation, and new reading of Ronald M. Schernikau’s 1980s novel “So schön”.

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So Pretty Directed by Jessie Jeffrey Dunn Rovinelli
Incorporating protests, nights out in Bushwick and days of coffee and a lot of lying around in bed, So Pretty successfully creates and maintains (despite pushback from the real world seeping in) an atmosphere of concentrated pleasantness that’s a pleasure to sink into.
June 12, 2019
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Rovinelli seems less interested in telling a traditional story than in capturing a moment, a community, an essence, one we may look to one day as a key document of a specific people in a specific place in an uncertain time.
March 04, 2019
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Jessie Jeffrey Dunn Rovinelli offers a generational portrait of the transgender youth of today by capturing moments, both fleeting and eternal, of her walks, conversations, breakfasts, sexual experiences, nightly evasion in clubs and participation in political and LGTBI+ collective demonstrations.
February 15, 2019
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