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To Die Like a Man

Morrer Como Um Homem

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Directed by João Pedro Rodrigues
Portugal, France, 2009
Drama, LGBTQ+, Fantasy

Synopsis

Tonia, a veteran of Lisbon’s drag shows, faces competition from younger artists that threatens her star status. Under pressure from her young boyfriend Rosário to assume her female identity, and get a sex change operation, Tonia struggles against her deeply-held religious convictions.

Synopsis

Tonia, a veteran of Lisbon’s drag shows, faces competition from younger artists that threatens her star status. Under pressure from her young boyfriend Rosário to assume her female identity, and get a sex change operation, Tonia struggles against her deeply-held religious convictions.

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To Die Like a ManDirected byJoão Pedro Rodrigues

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
2009
Village Voice Film Poll
2009 | Winner: Best Undistributed Film
Indiewire Critics' Poll
2009 | 2nd place: Best Undistributed Film

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