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Miss
Miss

COMEDY / FRANCE / 2020 / 107 MIN / M

Twenty years ago, Billy Elliot showed us that boys can dance and now Miss will win hearts as it proves that boys can compete in beauty pageants. The new film by Ruben Alves (The Gilded Cage) is a feel-good story about overcoming hardship and prejudice, with a fun and light-hearted commentary on how attitudes towards gender are shaped. It is the best kind of thought-provoking film: one that is celebratory and joyful.

Ever since childhood Alex (Alexandre Wetter) had wanted to enter the annual Miss France beauty pageant, despite being a boy. However, adolescence was not kind and Alex suffered huge blows to his self-esteem. When an unexpected encounter allows Alex to once more pursue his dreams, he does everything he can to transcend the traditional binary gender definitions that threaten to hold him back.

Miss is the first major acting role for Wetter, a model who has made a career out of defying gender norms. Wetter’s personal journey makes them the perfect person to play Alex in this inspirational film that inspires us to rethink the status quo.

DIRECTED BY:
RUBEN ALVES

STARRING:
ALEXANDRE WETTER
PASCALE ARBILLOT
THIBAULT DE MONTALEMBERT
STÉFI CELMA
ISABELLE NANTY

LANGUAGE:
FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

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