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Year: 2019
Original Title: XY Chelsea
Length: 92 minutes
Genre: Documentary
Distributor: Dogwoof Documentary Distribution
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Release Dates

United Kingdom: May 24 2019

United States: May 01 2019


Ranking: 6,182 out of 15,288 movies (up 268)


6.3 by 4 media


This documentary tells the life o Chelsea Manning, a trans woman whose life has not been easy. Manning was a soldier of the US Army who, after leaking information about the controversial wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, is sentenced to 35 years in a men only prison. However, her life will be turned upside down when, in 2017, President Barack Obama commutes her sentence, turning her into a free woman. The documentary tells us her life after her seven years in prison and the struggle of Chelsea Manning for being a free and ordinary woman, while she will have to deal with the consequences of her crime. With a reputation that doesn't want and much hate from a great part of the society, Chelsea will not have anything easy to lead a normal life, away from controversy.




Trivia XY Chelsea

The documentary tells the life of Chelsea Manning from within, barely without privacy. Chelsea Manning returns to prison after refusing to testify about her revelation of military secrets to Wikileaks, but was released after two months. Manning leaks more tha 700000 classified documents about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.