About Ray

September 15th, 2015


About Ray

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After Ray decides to transition from female to male, Ray's mother, Maggie, must come to terms with the decision while tracking down Ray's biological father to get his legal consent.

Release Year: 2015

Rating: 6.3/10 (43 voted)

Critic's Score: 51/100

Director: Gaby Dellal

Stars: Naomi Watts, Elle Fanning, Susan Sarandon

Family living under one roof in New York must deal with a life-changing transformation by one that ultimately affects them all. Ray is a teenager who has come to the realization that she isn't meant to be a girl and has decided to transition from female to male. His single mother, Maggie, must track down Ray's biological father to get his legal consent to allow Ray's transition. Dolly, Ray's lesbian grandmother, is having a hard time accepting that she now has a grandson. They must each confront their own identities and learn to embrace change and their strength as a family in order to ultimately find acceptance and understanding.

Writers: Nikole Beckwith, Gaby Dellal

Naomi Watts - Maggie
Elle Fanning - Ray
Susan Sarandon - Dolly
Tate Donovan - Craig
Maria Dizzia - Sinda
Sam Trammell - Matthew
Jordan Carlos - Youngie
Linda Emond - Frances
Tessa Albertson - Spoon
Ismael Peter Casillas III - Kissing Couple Student
Maxwell Simkins - Cole
Jason Erik Zacek - Student
Mattea Conforti - Mia
Rob Yang - Rental Car Clerk
Eva Kaminsky - Administrator

Taglines: A family in transition

Country: USA

Language: English, Spanish

Release Date: 18 September 2015

Filming Locations: New York City, New York, USA

Box Office Details

Budget: $5,000,000 (estimated)

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