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The Amazing Truth About Queen Raquela

The Amazing Truth About Queen Raquela
  • 2008
  • Iceland, Philippines, USA, France
  • 80 min
  • Directed by: Olaf de Fleur Johannesson
  • Cast: Raquela Rios, Stefan C. Schaefer, Olivia Galudo
  • Language: Icelandic, Visayan, English, Thai
  • UK release: 18 June 2008

Raquela is a transsexual - or 'ladyboy'- from the Philippines who dreams of leaving the streets of Cebu City to live a fairytale life in Paris. In order to fulfill her dreams she abandons prostitution for the more lucrative business of internet pornography. Her internet success enables her to make new friends, including Valerie, a ladyboy who lives in Iceland and Michael, the American owner of the porn website she works for; as well as pay for her sex change surgery. But will she be able to attain her dreams?

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