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‘Madame X’ Finds an Audience

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Is the world ready for an Indonesian transvestite superhero?

“Madame X” is one of the unexpected surprises at this year’s Hong Kong International Film Festival, where it had its first public screening outside Indonesia.

It’s an original and uncharted subject for a movie: A transgender hair-salon worker blossoms into a masked crusader who battles homophobia in Indonesia.

The singularly named performer Amink plays the title role in a sequined dress, platform shoes, platinum wig and pink lip gloss. The movie mixes a message of tolerance with campy humor and low-budget special effects.

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via The Wall Street Journal

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