Off Road | Institut français du Royaume-Uni

Sat 8 Mar / +Q&A

Off Road

Cert. tbc

Festivals & Series

Fuoristrada

70 mins

in Italian with English subtitles

Italy | 2013 | col | dir. Elisa Amoruso, with Marioara Dadiloveanu | doc | UK premiere

Pino is a mechanic and a rally car champion who decides to become a woman, naming himself Beatrice. As a transgender, he meets Marianna, a nurse from Romania – Beatrice and Marianna fall in love. Fighting the prejudice of established society, the two of them manage to get married in Rome. In high heels, Beatrice continues to work as a mechanic and to engage in off-road racing. This love story is a ride through the life of a a very unconventional family living in a very conventional country.

Followed by a Q&A with director Elisa Amoruso

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