Bruce-Jenner-becomes-Caitlyn story, worth maybe two minutes of time now stretched to weeks -- with no end in sight. Boy, those Kardashians sure know how to market, if little else, bringing to mind the old saw about understanding the price of everything and the value of nothing.
Laverne Cox -- to mention the other currently "famous" sex change -- has brought a lot of talent and pizzazz to Netflix's Orange/Black series. But Jenner? Nothing more than the need to cling as long as possible to some fractured fame.
Boy Meets Girl, a film I liked very much). Written and directed by Simo Halinen (shown two photos above), OPEN UP TO ME (Kerron sinulle kaiken is the original Finnish language title) tracks the tale of Maarit (the very fine Leea Klemola, just above), a relatively recent man-to-woman transition trying against rather heavy odds to make something of her new life.
Peter Franzén, below) with marital trouble mistakes Maarit for a shrink, and plot begins to bloom.
Emmi Nivala, below) and at last involve the girl in his/her new life.
Alex Anton, below), a young man who proves both bright and quite interested in learning from experience -- which would include as many varied sexual experiences as he can muster.
Corinth Films and running a swift 95 minutes, Open Up to Me becomes available on DVD this Tuesday, July 7.