Last night I watched a beautiful and brilliant film set in The Republic of Ireland and London in the 70’s, Breakfast on Pluto. If Cillian Murphy doesn’t get an Oscar for his portrayal of Patrick/Patricia ‘Kitten’ Braden, then the whole damn thing must be a farce, fixed to reward something other than the ostensible performance.
Wait, what? Ah, yes, I see. Hit the nail on the head. Right.
I’m confused as to the correct word for the main character though – transvestite or transsexual? Or both? Or neither? He’s a boy/man who dresses and acts as a girl/woman and fancies men.
The character ‘Kitten’ seems soft on the outside but has a core of tempered steel. He survives abandonment, ridicule, bullying, terrorists and sexual predators. Unlike me, I am tough on the outside with a core of soggy jelly and barely survive an episode of Animal Hospital. 🙂
I recommend the film.