TITLE Becoming Me
COUNTRY Italy
YEAR 2019
DIRECTOR Martine De Biasi
LENGHT 68′ 00″
FORMAT Digital
SOUND Marco Ober e Federico Campana
EDITING Cornelia Schöpf
CINEMATOGRAPHY Martine De Biasi
PRODUCTION Martin Rattini / Helios Sustainable Films

Marion, born a woman, becomes Marian, a man. The documentary Becoming Me accompanies its protagonist with depth and attention for ten years, from his first doubts to daily life after his decision. Through Marian’s journey, the director questions the concept of normality in South Tyrolean society. Will Marian be accepted as a man in his country or will he lose everything by deciding to be himself?

DIRECTOR

Martine De Biasi

Martine De Biasi is a director and educator. She studied editing at the Zelig documentary film school and worked as an editor until she with her Becoming Me dared to take the step towards directing. Martine is a queer feminist. The relationship between the individual and society is the most important theme of her work, which in this film is elaborated through a poetic look at the concepts of normality, masculinity and belonging.

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