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The title role is re-visioned as a homeless trans woman in this contemporary adaptation of 'The Little Match Girl' by Hans Christian Andersen.
Trying to warm herself by the glow of matches, a young trans woman sees visions of a better world.
Andersen's original story gave a face to the plight of suffering children of his time.
'Matchgirl' calls attention to the common homelessness of trans people today's world.