My name is Violeta

2019
7.8
My name is Violeta
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Title: My name is Violeta

Original Title: Violeta, en trànsit

Year: 2019

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Plot

This documentary centers on the life of Violeta, a 11-years-old girl who wasn't always like that: she was born as a boy. At 6 years, she decided to tell her parents that she wanted to dress like a girl and be called Violeta. They, after the initial shock, decided to accompanied her in this difficult journey where the transfobic society tries to put peddles on her way.

Although Violeta and her family are the main center in the story in this complicated process through adulthood, they will be accompanied by people like her that has been through that, they are what she must expect from the society and her prejuicies. However, despite all this real cases that shows the suffering, the documentary also shows how Spain is growing up in tolerance levels, and that is a reason to smile.

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Trivia

A real story

The documentary is based in the history of Violeta, the daughter of the actor Nacho Vidal and her ex-wife Franceska Jaimes.

The dictatorship cruelness

Silvia Reyes, an pioneer activistic, suffered in her own skin the cruelness and the repression of Franco's dictatorship, which leaded the trangender people to the marginality and the prostitution.

Political figures

In this documentary we can see Carla Delgado, the first transexual deputy in the Madrid Assembly.

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