GenreBiography, Drama Music directorPavel E. Smid CountryIceland
Thai DirectorOlaf de Fleur Johannesson Release date10 February 2008 (Berlin International Film Festival) WriterOlaf de Fleur Johannesson (screenplay), Benedikt Johannesson, Rune Kippervik (script consultant), Stefan C. Schaefer (story), Stefan C. Schaefer (structure), Thor Thorsteinsson (story) CastRaquela Rios, Olivia Galudo, Stefan C. Schaefer Similar moviesAladdin, Goodfellas, Sex Tape, The Wolf of Wall Street, Foxcatcher, Princess Kaiulani
The amazing truth about queen raquela 2008 movie trailer
The Amazing Truth About Queen Raquela is a 2008 drama film directed by Olaf de Fleur Johannesson.
Raquela, a Filipino transsexual prostitute dreams of making a new life in Paris. She becomes an internet porn star and meets Valerie, an Icelandic transsexual, and Michael, the owner of the website she works for.
Raquela Rios as Herself
Stefan Schaefer as Ardilo, Michael
Olivia Galudo as Olivia
Brax Villa as Aubrey
Valerie Grand Einarsson as Valerie Einarsson
Distribution and reception
The film showed at the 2008 Berlin International Film Festival where it won the Teddy Award for Best Feature Film. It has been screened in the Emerging Visions section of the 2008 South by Southwest festival in the United States.
It received the Grand Jury Prize in the 10th 2008 Cinemanila International Film Festival at Malacañan Palace's Kalayaan Hall.