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  • Last Year of Darkness (The)
  • Fitting In
  • Our Son
  • Girls on Film
  • New Look (The)
  • Making the Yuletide Gay: A Very Special Paul Lynde Christmas
  • War on Disco (The)
  • Without Ward
  • We Have Never Been Modern
  • Mary & George
  • Bellezza, addio
  • Beyond the Aggressives: 25 Years Later
  • Amal
  • Outed
  • Confessions
  • Beyond the Straight and Narrow
  • A Closet-free Home
  • Great Erection Deception: The Stiff Nights Story (The)
  • Absolute Beginners
  • Christmas on Cherry Lane
  • Señora Influencer
  • Patikim-tikim
  • Last House of Horror (The)
  • Escaping Twin Flames
  • We Live Here: The Midwest
  • Draw for Change!
  • Candace Parker: Unapologetic
  • Holding Back the Tide
  • You're Not Supposed to Be Here
  • Telas
  • Neirud
  • Everybody Dies Trying to Make a Masterpiece
  • Éviction
  • Tore
  • Joy Is the Acid Test
  • Life Lasts Two Days
  • Jour Fille (Un)
  • My Dear
  • You're OUT!
  • Analogue Revolution: How Feminist Media Changed the World


Country: United States, Italy, Language: English, 106 mins

  • Director: Andrea Pallaoro
  • Writer: Andrea Pallaoro, Orlando Tirado
  • Producer: Antonio Adinolfi, Janek Ambros, Julien P. Bourgon, Anthony Burns, Stephanie Castagnier, Chenney Chen, Eric Cook, Dru Davis, Riccardo Di Pasquale, Christina Dow, Andrey Epifanov, Eleonora Granata-Jenkinson, Ali Jazayeri, Matteo Jenkinson, Marina Alessandra Marzotto, Mattia Oddone, Gabriele Oricchio, Andrea Pallaoro, Gina Resnick, Eric Schnedecker, Christina Sibul, Steve Stanulis, Karen Tenkhoff, Theo Vieljeux

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Monica, a trans woman, returns to her hometown in the Midwest for the first time in years, to take care of her seriously ill mother. Reuniting with her and the rest of her family, from which she had distanced herself as a teenager, Monica embarks on a path through her pain and fears, her needs and her desires, finding the strength to heal the wounds of her own past.

Monica is the intimate portrait of a woman who explores the universal themes of abandonment and acceptance, redemption and forgiveness.


Cast & Characters

Emily Browning (as Laura)
Patricia Clarkson (as Eugenia)
Trace Lysette (as Monica)
Joshua Close (as Paul)
Adriana Barraza (as Leticia)
Graham Caldwell (as Brody)
Jean Zarzour (as Doctor)
Bobby Easley (as Trucker)
Karen Olchovy (as Graduation Attendee)
Ali Amine (as The Massage Man)
Vladimir John Perez (as Car Repairman)
Mark Mench (as Trucker #1)
Mark J Clifford (as Bar Patron)
Ruby James Fraser (as Britney (as Ruby Fraser))
Bryant Bentley (as Mechanic)
Jenny McManus (as Bar Patron)
Angel Kerns (as Graduation Attendee)
Missy Piper (as Bar Parton)
Mark Angel (as Mechanic)
Ron Gorley (as Bar Patron)
Jill Coughlin (as Graduation guest)
Angelique Archer (as Waitress)
Patrick Currin (as Bar Patron)
Gregory M. Knight (as Visitor / Teacher (uncredited))