Princesa (2001 film)

Princesa is a 2001 film directed by Henrique Goldman that tells the story of a transsexual woman, Fernanda, who travels to Milan and works as a prostitute to finance her sex reassignment surgery. The film was inspired by a book of the same name written by Maurizio Janelli and Fernanda Farias de Albuquerque.

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Directed byHenrique Goldman
Written by
  • Ellis Freeman
  • Henrique Goldman
Produced byRebecca O'Brien
  • Ingrid de Souza
  • Cesare Bocci
CinematographyGuillermo Escalon
Edited byKerry Kohler
Music byGiovanni Venosta
Distributed byBIM Distribuzione
Release date
  • 23 January 2001 (2001-01-23) (Sundance)
  • 1 June 2001 (2001-06-01)
Running time
96 minutes
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Italian
  • Portuguese


  • Ingrid de Souza as Fernanda
  • Cesare Bocci as Gianni
  • Lulu Pecorari as Karin
  • Mauro Pirovano as Fabrizio
  • Biba Lerhue as Charlo
  • Sonia Morgan as Fofao
  • Alessandra Acciai as Lidia
  • Egidio Cardillo as Cliente

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