Transamerica Reviews

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September 26, 2020
A challenging film both for its subject matter and its brutal honesty and, at times, graphic imagery.
May 21, 2020
The filmmakers' priority was to tell a good story: their commitment was to a movie, not a movement. In truth, they did honor to both.
May 7, 2020
Huffman and Zegers have the off-kilter chemistry needed...
November 19, 2019
A so-so film that features a fantastic performance by Felicity Huffman.
September 15, 2019
Bree was, and still is, an identifiable character in a movie that has aged well; credit for this lands solely in the lap of Felicity Huffman for her ability to turn a potentially clown-like depiction of a Trans woman into a loving mother.
September 26, 2017
... ultimately, it is about the primacy of family and friends, and how decency begets decency.
March 6, 2010
Huffman's performance is the reason to see this sensitive, and sometimes touching drama. Paul Chambers, CNN.
August 10, 2007
Tucker's screenplay is sharp but also sensitive, so the ample good humour never drifts into high camp (apart from the scenes with Bree's mother - and SHE is straight).
August 5, 2007
Comfort food for a comfortable audience, with the TV-familiar Huffman reassuring viewers that she's really a real woman underneath that unflattering make-up.
July 10, 2007
A big part of the movie's success is Huffman's irresistible and remarkable performance as Bree, a character we identify with rather than feel alienated by.
March 1, 2007
A well-tuned vehicle.
November 6, 2006
La sorprendente composicin de Felicity Huffman es el principal atractivo de esta road movie agridulce.
May 12, 2006
April 28, 2006
(Huffman's) performance is one of those rare pieces of acting that actually deserves to be labeled a tour de force.
April 1, 2006
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March 9, 2006
Huffman gives it her all, transforming her physicality and her voice and revealing a character whose lifetime of pain and heartache is present in every gesture.
March 4, 2006
Despite the dullness of the main character, there are enough other interesting characters and plot developments to make the story compelling.
March 3, 2006
Huffman makes Transamerica worth seeing.
March 1, 2006
By turns hysterically funny and heartbreaking, Transamerica is a film of tremendous warmth, charm and perception anchored to a central performance of unique power.
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