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Lucía Puenzo

Argentina, Drama, 2007        
86 min, 35mm, Color
Spanish with English subtitles

Regal Metropolitan 10
Thrusday, April 17, 7 PM

Regal Metropolitan 14
Monday, April 21, 8 PM

Mature audiences

Girl taunted by boys on a beach

Alex is a 15 year-old child with a secret.  Shortly after birth, her parents decide to remove her to an isolated cabin in the suburbs of Piriápolis.  The story begins with the arrival of a couple and their adolescent son.  The inevitable attraction between the two children forces everyone to confront what they most fear.           

Lucía Puenzo was born in Buenos Aires and has a Ph.D. in Argentine literature and critical theory from the University of Buenos Aires.  She has written three novels and several television scripts, and directed a short film, The Invisibles, in 2004.  XXY is her feature film directorial debut.            

Producers: Luis Puenzo, José María Morales            
Production Company: Historias Cinematográficas           
Screenwriters: Lucía Puenzo, based on the short story “Cinismo,” by Sergio Bizzio           
Cinematographer: Natasha Braier            
Editors: Alex Zito, Hugo Primero           
Music by: Andrés Goldstein, Daniel Tarrab            
Cast: Inés Efron, Martín Piroyansky, Ricardo Darín, Valeria Bertuccelli, Germán Palacios, Carolina Peleritti

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