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Transfixed (2015)




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Martine Stonehouse and John Gelmon are middle-aged underdogs, living with Asperger Syndrome. Despite their social challenges, both dream of getting married, but straight-identifying John refuses to tie the knot until transsexual Martine gets gender reassignment surgery. Will Martine and John find the happiness together that they deserve?


Critic Reviews for Transfixed

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (3)

Even though Martine and John are capable adults, you find yourself wanting to encourage them on their journey, and also to remind them that it's O.K. to feel sad sometimes. In fact, it's normal.

April 28, 2016 | Full Review…

An engrossing and deeply felt documentary that proves, once again, that love conquers all.

April 1, 2016 | Full Review…

"Transfixed" is proudly personal, which is its strength.

March 31, 2016 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

There is no grand-scale drama in Transfixed, just the microcosmic pursuit of dignity by a couple who deserve it as much as anyone.

June 9, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

May make a strong plea for gender equality, but this viewer is afraid that Transfixed also proves that the transgendered can be as boring as anyone of any sex.

April 29, 2016 | Full Review…

Martine Stonehouse is best known as the trans activist who won the Toronto Pride Award in 2012... But Alon Kol's doc tracks her more personal struggle to marry her partner, John

April 13, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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