So what is the point of doing a review of a movie that came out months or years ago. Well its my blog so :-P. but actually I hope to start sharing my journey with those close to me and hope that this blog would help them with understanding and to do that I figure I should include what I thought of movies that are out there.
So where do I began – I do have a list in my head of flicks I want to touch on but the one at the top of that list is Boy meets Girl directed by Eric Schaeffer. And staring Michelle Hendley. The film which came out in 2014 and I discovered on Netflix became my movie to watch on the days I would get the house all to myself and I could just be. (then they took it off and I had to get my own copy) The movie was my first seeing a Transgender person as the main character in a film who was living as the person they wanted to be. The movie deals with the steps she took to get there as well as the continuing complications of her life but for some reason it just gives me a moment of reassurance every time I watch it. The plot opens with Ricky Jones( Michelle Hendley ) meeting and dating her first girl friend, Francesca Duval (Alexandra Turshen). This is a new experience and is the matter is complicated by Francesca being engaged to a marine. The movie takes us on a complicated yet honest trip to Ricky finding true love. The movie is intercut with a video message from a younger Ricky that we do not get to see in totality till the end, one that still makes me tear up even after multiple viewings. In short it’s a great movie with wonderful performances that entertains, teaches and pulls at the heart strings.
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