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2013 | Color | 86 min

Being a child muxe, or Zapotec homosexual, Tino assumes the role of a woman to reach his teens, to resolve his economic situation and his past, despite social deprivation. Tino wants to achieve his dream of becoming a "quinceañera" and Queen Muxe. This is an intimate journey into a magical town of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, lost in the wild heel of Mexico, where femininity, strong women and men dressed as women prevail.

Country: México
Direction: Caballero Trujillo; Edson
Script: Caballero Trujillo; Edson
Production: Caballero Trujillo; Edson, Dickie; John
Photography: Caballero Trujillo; Edson
Sound: Caballero Trujillo; Edson, Juárez; Omar
Music: Morales Jiménez; Atilano, Jiménez Osorio; Abel
Participation year at FICM: 2013

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