The Amazing Truth About Queen Raquela
|Release Date: September 26, 2008||Running Time: 80 mins.|
|MPAA Rating: R||Box Office: $5,255.00|
|Genre: Documentary, Drama, Foreign|
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Summary:Raquela is a transsexual--or "ladyboy"--from the Philippines who dreams of escaping the streets of Cebu City for a fairy tale life in Paris. In order to make her dreams come true, she turns from prostitution toward the more lucrative business of Internet porn. Her success as a porn star brings new friends, including Valerie, a ladyboy in Iceland, and Michael, the owner of the website Raquela works for. Valerie helps Raquela get as far as Iceland. From there, Michael offers her a rendezvous in Paris. Will Paris be everything she dreamed of? And will Michael turn out to be her Prince Charming?