Seahorse

(Seahorse)

Freddy is 30 and eager to become a parent. But in his case, this commonplace wish becomes a big challenge. He's a transgender man. The intimate story of a dad who brought his own child into the world.

The first test for Freddie was the process of transforming into a man. Thanks to the doses of hormones, his face became covered with a beard, his voice deepened, and his body became physically stronger, but he retained female genital organs. Now comes another emotionally draining battle. How do people react to a pregnant man? Freddie's biggest supporter is his mother. She holds his hand while waiting for the test results, helps choose his pregnancy trousers and is present at the birth. But the thoughts racing through his head are something he must deal with alone. In addition to internet attacks and publicity, he also fears a confrontation with his father. How will he eventually assume the paternal role?

About the film

Director: Jeanie Finlay
UK
2019 | 88 min.

Language: English

Subtitles: (No Subtitles)

Director

Jeanie Finlay

Filmography
2019 - Seahorse
2016 - Indietracks
2015 - Orion: The Man Who Would Be King
2014 - Pantomime

Jeanie  Finlay

Screenings

07. 03. 15:00 Municipal Library - Large Hall
DiscussionViktor Heumann, Trans*parent
Tickets
13. 03. 18:00 Bio OKO
DiscussionViktor Heumann, Trans*parent
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