'My name is Violeta' trivia and fun facts
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.
Past, present and future Leyre and Iván are the representation of the decisions that Violeta (present) will have to do in the future, while Silvia and Carla are the past represented in their testimonies.
Political figures In this documentary we can see Carla Delgado, the first transexual deputy in the Madrid Assembly.
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.
Heads or tails Violeta's experience is a successful case, but the film also reflects a failed case: Alan's case, a minor guy that committed suicide after suffering scholar bullying.
From pages to the screen Violeta's history have been already told, specifically, in a comic. With the same name than the documentary, the novel tells the story of Violeta, a boy that feels like a girl, in her first teenage love.