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XXY on DVD in June

16 June 2012

Alex (Ines Efron) is a 15-year old with a secret that has driven her family to the windswept outer reaches of the Uruguayan shoreline. Her father, Kraken (Ricardo Darin, The Secret In Their Eyes) wants what is best for his daughter, yet he knows she cannot continue living the life she leads. Alex is intersexual and all she wants is to be left alone, to be herself.

When an old family friend, who is also a plastic surgeon, is invited to stay at their cabin along with his teenage son Alvaro (Martin Piroyansky), she realises the disturbing ramifications of the visit and develops a relationship with Alvaro that is far from conventional...

Highly acclaimed and the subject of much debate, XXY is the intimate coming-of-age portrayal of a teenager born between the love of her parents, her own personal desires, and the daunting, inevitable path into adulthood, and a striking debut feature for author Lucía Puenzo. Described by Cath Clark in The Guardian as "Unexpected and wonderfully thoughtful" and Empire as "The most original coming-of-age drama you'll see this year," XXY has been a multiple award winner at festivals around the world, including the Critics Week Grand Prize and the Grand Golden Rail at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival.

XXY will be released on UK DVD on 25th June 2012 by Peccadillo Pictures at the RRP of £9.99.

Extra features are:

  • Interview with Ines Efron and Martin Piroyansky;
  • On-set sketches by Ines Efron & Martin Piroyansky.

Here's the trailer: