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Die Beautiful (2016)

Friends attend the wake of Trisha, a Filipino transgender woman. They look back into the her life as she faces the adversities and triumphs of living as a transgender in Filipino society

Director:

Jun Lana (as Jun Robles Lana)

Writers:

Rody Vera (screenplay), Jun Lana (story) (as Jun Robles Lana)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paolo Ballesteros ... Trisha
Christian Bables ... Barbs
Joel Torre ... Father of Trisha
Gladys Reyes ... Beth
Adrian Alandy ... Jesse (as Luis Alandy)
Albie Casiño ... Migs
Inah de Belen ... Shirley Mae
IC Mendoza ... Paola
Cedrick Juan ... Erika
Lou Veloso ... Flora
Mimi Juareza ... Mother Celine
Iza Calzado ... Iza Calzado
Eugene Domingo ... Mau Mau Zaldriaga
Jade Lopez ... Diana
Kokoy de Santos ... Miko
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Storyline

Trisha, a Filipino transgender woman, suddenly dies while being crowned in a beauty pageant. Her last wish was to be presented as a different celebrity on each night of her wake, but her conservative father wants to bury her as a man. Trisha's friends are left with no choice but to steal her body and hold the wake in a secret location. And as Trisha is transformed to look like different celebrities, they also look back at the colorful and extraordinary life that she has led - being a son, a sister, a mother, a friend, a lover, a wife, and ultimately, a queen. Written by anonymous

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Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Facebook | Official site [Japan]

Country:

Philippines

Language:

Filipino | Tagalog

Release Date:

22 July 2017 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

ダイ・ビューティフル See more »

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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World premiere at the Tokyo International Film Festival 2016 See more »

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There're a lot of the malice and the lack of understanding around the world.
29 August 2019 | by Aoi_kdrSee all my reviews

Trisha, a Philippinas transgender woman, has gone suddenly. Her friends had done dead her face make-up like Hollywood actress for seven days and looked back her life. To be honest, I'm not good at the movie about LGBT because it's tough mostly. But this one is humorous. The make-up scenes were beautiful and delicate. It reminded me the skills of painting for crafts. I felt their respect for her from the cinematography. They enjoyed joking and laughed even in front of the remaims, but their way for seeing her off was ideal.

Trisha didn't hold an grudge against God which gave her a body of man. She just wanted to say 'I made my body you gave beautiful like this!' in heaven. The most beautiful point was her personality.

'I can only fill the space which has the shape of me.'


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