Carl(a) (2015)

"Carl(a)", starring Laverne Cox, and Joslyn DeFreece is the story of a trans woman who is being rejected by her family while seeking the means to complete her transition. At the same time Carla meets Sam (Gregg Bello), a man who… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: December 11, 2015
DVD Release Date: June 28, 2016
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Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times

Director Eli Hershko and co-writer Christopher Theokas do a nice job with the relationship between Carla and Grandpa, but the other roles go underdeveloped. The filmmakers are even less successful with plotting, telegraphing every major turn.

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Sara Michelle Fetters

Ultimately, Carl(a) wins me over for refusing to completely become a fairy tale, yet at the same time offering its main character some semblance of hope for future happiness.

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