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A fantasy-prone transvestite who is looking to make the leap to transsexual status imagines that he is the star of a lavish universe punctuated by elaborate musical numbers in director Ramon Salazar's stylish sophomore feature. Adolfo (Monica Cervera) is a die-hard romantic who currently shares a cramped apartment with Tomas (Miguel O'Dogherty). Though he was born a man, Adolfo prefers to go by the name Marieta, and is currently stashing away the money needed to shed the male appendage that is holding him back from full womanhood. Sex-change operations don't come cheap, though, and in order to raise said money Marieta must first land a decent-paying job. Though one successful interview does find Marieta hired as a railroad-station cleaner, the exhausted worker immediately falls asleep on the job and is quickly fired for doing so. It is in his sleep that Marieta truly comes alive, though, and after falling asleep during a conversation at a nearby market, the dreamland Ginger Rogers is pulled to safety by handsome stock boy El Reponedor (Pablo Puyol). As an intensely sexual relationship begins to develop between Marieta and El Reponedor, the aspiring transsexual discovers that even if he himself doesn't appreciate his one defining male characteristic, there are others out there who most certainly do. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:October 27, 2006

Crew

Ramon Salazar
Director
Ramon Salazar
Screenwriter
Ricardo de Gracia
Cinematographer
Najwa Nimri
Composer (Music Score)
Pascal Gaigne
Composer (Music Score)
Teresa Font
Editor
Alejandro Prieto Barral
Art Director
Iker Monfort
Co-producer
Iker Monfort
Executive Producer
Jose Maria Calleja
Executive Producer
Maria J. Poblador
Executive Producer
Carlos Batres
Executive Producer
Chevy Muradai
Choreography
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