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Documentary about the reactions of a family when the father expresses his transsexual feelings.
Documentary about the reactions of a family when the father expresses his transsexual feelings. His wife experiences this as an emotional earthquake and the marriage is put under great pressure. Yet the mother decides to do all she can to keep the family together. The wife and two sons face difficult choices, especially after the man emerges openly as a woman after the transsexual operation. A formal divorce is necessary, as two women can never be married by law, the family stays together. The film follows the family from 1990 to 1993 as both the mother and the two young sons talk about the father and have to keep adjusting their attitude to many issues.