Morrer Como Um Homem
(English title: To Die Like A Man)
Director: João Pedro Rodrigues
Year of production: 2009
Length: 133 min.
Country of production: Portugal, France
Language: Portuguese (Japanese subtitles)
Genre: drama, biographical
Tonia is a veteran drag queen in Lisbon who has spent her late 20 years as a woman, without having the transsexual operation. Under pressure from Rosário, her young boyfriend, Tonia begins a series of sex change operations, but she struggles against her deeply-rooted religious convictions. And her son, whom she abandoned when he was a child, comes looking for his father.
On their trip to countryside, Tonia and Rosário got lost and find themselves in an enchanted forest, a magical world where they come across the enigmatic Maria Bakker and her friend Paula. And that meeting will run their world on its head…