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Guevote - The Way I Feel Is How I Am (Guevote - So wie ich mich fuehle, bin ich)

Guevote - The Way I Feel Is How I Am

A certain percentage of the girls born in a Carribbean village change into men during puberty. The film portrays two of these pseudohermaphrodites: their daily lives, their search for sexual identity and their position in society. Chi-Chi and Bonny live their common problem in entirely different ways ...


Rolando Sánchez was born in Maracaibo in 1957 and grew up in Venezuela and Switzerland. He studied Film, Sociology and Ethnology at the University of Zurich and has worked on various film productions. His films are: An meiner Beerdi-gung will ich dich nicht weinen sehen (1992), Der Tross - im Windschatten der Tour de Suisse (co-author, 1994), Women-Traffic (documentary, 1995), Guevote - Wie ich mich fuehle, so bin ich (documentary, 1996).
Genre Society
Category Documentary
Year of Production 1996
Director Rolando Sánchez
Screenplay Rolando Sánchez, Gaby Streiff
Cinematography Tomi Streiff
Eva Lopez Echegoyen
Raulin, Ravel
Cast Chi-Chi, Bonny
Producers Gudrun Ruzicková-Steiner, Rolf Schmid
Production Companies 3sat/Mainz, Luna-Film/Berlin, Teleclub/Zurich, Fama Film/Bern, SRF/Zurich
Length 59 min
Format Beta SP PAL, color
Dubbed Versions German
Original Version
 Spanish/English
Sound Technology Mono
With backing from Eurimages, Bundesamt fuer Kultur, Bern

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