The Slovenia Times



Inspired by the penetrating film Yo soy así, in which the closing of a transvestite cabaret in Barcelona affords a glimpse into the private lives of a memorable group of old artists, actress Vanessa Van Durme collected a number of transsexual and transvestite friends in order to win over directors Alain Platel and Frank Van Laecke and composer Steven Prengels for a project that can be called unique in every respect. Because Gardenia is not a work of fiction. Gardenia is a singular account, the most intimate of tales. Gardenia goes deep into the turbulent lives of nine striking people. Seven older individuals who seemingly effortlessly navigate the twilight zone between being male and being female.


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