An intersex teen and their friends navigate the complex feelings and urges that come with adolescence, in this unique coming-of-age comedy.
Hyun-Ho Ahn, Woo-Sung Choi, Ji-in Kim
South Korea 2022. 128min
Korean with English subtitles
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Being a teenager is hard! How are you meant to navigate hormones, crushes, annoying family and schoolwork? But Jay’s got it even harder: joining a new school and trying to understand their body as they go through puberty as an intersex person. Luckily, they’ve got the support of old friend Sera, and a burgeoning new friendship with popular boy Wooram. But as hormones rage, the trio’s friendship becomes a very messy love triangle. Who will Jay choose and does who they’re attracted to dictate who they are? Perfect for fans of Sex Education and K-dramas, XX+XY is a fresh, funny and sex-positive spin on the high-school comedy, giving a voice to those whose stories are all too often overlooked by this genre.
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