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Bittersweet Becoming

Country: Canada, Language: English, 89 mins

  • Director: Polina Teif
  • Writer: Karla Rae James, Polina Teif
  • Producer: Polina Teif

CGiii Comment

After years spent dealing with her family’s rejection, Karla Rae James, 60, is finally ready to transition from male to female. Polina Teif followed her for three years, the duration of her journey. The bond between the director and Karla allows us intimate access to a very complex process, full of pain and struggle. Showing her operations and the importance of time passing, Bittersweet Becoming is an incredible portrait of affirmation of identity and intergenerational dialogue.


Cast & Characters

Karla Rae James