The Birth Of a Beautiful Butch (2022) – Review/ Summary (with Spoilers)

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“The Birth Of A Beautiful Butch” shows you why being your authentic self is the key to internal and external confidence

Director(s) Gia-Rayne Harris
Screenplay By Andi Obarski
Based On N/A
Date Released (Film Festival – NewFest) 10/13/2022
Genre(s) Young Adult, LGBT+


Duration 3 Minutes
Content Rating Not Rated
Noted Cast
Alex Elena Heuzé

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Film Summary

Some people can operate within a dichotomy of who they are at school and who they are out of school being in peace. For Alex, that isn’t the case. The hyper-femme look of a Catholic schoolgirl uniform, and a wig, is too much of a conflict for their preferred masculine, badass look. But can they reconcile the two or discard the femme look altogether?

Things To Note

Why Is “The Birth of a Beautiful Butch” Rated Not Rated

  • Dialog: There is no dialog
  • Violence: There isn’t any violence
  • Sexual Content: There isn’t any sexual content
  • Miscellaneous: There isn’t anything else to note

Question(s) Left Unanswered

  1. Where did Alex get their style from?

Character Descriptions

Please Note: This character guide is not an exhaustive list of every cast member, and character descriptions may contain what can be considered spoilers.


Torn between gender norms and that enforced by their religious school, Alex knows what makes them comfortable, confident, sexy even, but are they really ready to put their true selves out there and to deal with the judgement?


Our Rating: Positive (Worth Seeing)


The Transformation

High school, for many, is a terrible time in life. You’re discovering who you are, beyond your parents’ influence and community’s, yet there are no guarantees of acceptance. In fact, if you throw in religion, culture, and things which have sometimes narrow definitions of what is acceptable, it’s easy to feel stifled, trampled, and made small. You see that with Alex and Heuzé’s portrayal of them. Someone who could be so free and vibrant, yet to make other people comfortable, fit norms that don’t do them any favors, they are tasked with all sorts of uncomfortable materials.

And each glimpse of what freedom is for Alex helps remind you why self-expression shouldn’t be limited.

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Alex (Elena Heuzé) in their style of their Catholic school uniform
The Birth Of a Beautiful Butch (2022) – Review/ Summary (with Spoilers)
"The Birth Of A Beautiful Butch," without a touch of dialog, gives you everything you need to understand the point.
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