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Mãe só há uma (Don't Call Me Son)

Tall, dark, androgynously handsome, Pierre wears eyeliner and a black lace g-string, while having sex with both boys and girls. The confusion only goes deeper when the teenager’s single, working-class mom is arrested for having stolen him (and his “sister”) at birth. Thanks to the wonders of DNA, he’s returned to his biological parents: bourgeois, straight-laced and thrilled to have him back — at least until he shows up in an outrageous zebra-print mini dress. The turmoil of adolescence is plumbed with wit and compassion by Brazilian writer/director Anna Muylaert.

Houtson: Jan. 7 & 8 at MFAH.