Starring Lío Mehiel in a star-making role, Feña is a twenty-something trans man finding stability in his life after transitioning. But over a crash course single day, his new normalcy is challenged by the return of three people into his life. First is an unexpected reunion with his cishet ex-boyfriend, who still may have romantic feelings after their breakup. There is also his younger sister, Zoe, who skips school and reaches out to Feña for help, not knowing about his transition. Looming at the end of the day is Feña’s father (Alejandro Goic, A FANTASTIC WOMAN), returning from Chile to renew his visa.
Infused with flashes of conversational humor and everyday beauty, the film follows Feña through these reignited relationships as he also navigates a world that meets him with indignity. With an impressive, passionate, and naturalistic lead performance from Lío Mehiel, MUTT captures complex human relationships driven by change and unwavering truths.