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Lingua Franca (2019)

Lingua Franca
Running time: 94 min. | Genre: Drama, Immigration, Transsexuality / Transgender
Lingua Franca

Synopsis

Olivia, an undocumented Filipino transwoman, works as a caregiver to Olga, an elderly Russian woman, in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. When Olivia runs out of options to attain legal status in the US, she becomes romantically involved with Alex, Olga's adult grandson, in the pursuit of a marriage-based green card.

Nominations & Awards

Independent Spirit

John Cassavetes Award
NOMINATED

Details

Original title

Lingua Franca

Producer

Coproducción Estados Unidos-Filipinas;

Running time

94 min.

Screenwriter

Isabel Sandoval

Cinematography

Isaac Banks

Year

2019

Country

United States United States

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