Growing Pains

52 Tuesdays

Director: Sophie Hyde
Cast: Tilda Cobham-Hervey, Del Herbert-Jane
Australia, 2000, 114’, color

English with Turkish subtitles

Billie is 16. Her mother Jane reveals that she is a transgender man who wants to go on with his life as James and Billie has to live with his dad during this transition. For one year, she will be seeing her mom only on Tuesdays. On the lapse of 52 weeks, Billie’s own change and growing up also accelerates. Shot chronologically on 52 weeks, on Tuesdays, 52 Tuesdays tells about the simultaneous change of a teenager and an adult.


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