Trans Film Features Real-life Trans Actor

A hard hitting drama about a man who returns from prison to his home in the Bronx and finds his wife has taken a new boyfriend and his son is transitioning to a woman, Gun Hill Road is a new film being talked about in the USA. With gritty, hard-hitting scenes, the film is not an easy watch but it has tenderness too – and the critics are loving it. But one of the things that makes the film ground-breaking is that the son, Michael, is played by real life transsexual Harmony Santana. Now living as a woman, Harmony is now seeking female acting roles, but when she played Michael/Vanessa in Gun Hill Road she was herself transitioning and the film portrays the trials of living a double life as a man in some situations and a woman in others. To read more go here