A Fantastic Woman

    Genre
    Drama
  • Runtime
    104 mins
  • Release Date
    2017
  • Countries
    USA, Chile, Germany, Spain
  • Languages
    Spanish

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

Director Sebastián Lelio's Academy Award winning A FANTASTIC WOMAN was heralded as "ravishing" by the Hollywood Reporter, won Best Film at the Berlin Film Festival, and earned a 94% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. It centers on the struggles of Marina (a transfixing Daniela Vega) which become microcosm for her life, as she battles the very same forces that she has spent a lifetime fighting against. The film’s legacy went beyond the cinema, as it went on to help advance the rights of transgender people in Chile.
DIRECTED BY:
Sebastián Lelio
WRITTEN BY:
Sebastián Lelio
CAST INCLUDES:
Daniela Vega, Francisco Reyes, Luis Gnecco, Antonia Zegers

SYNOPSIS

A FANTASTIC WOMAN is the story of Marina, a waitress and singer, and Orlando, an older man, who are in love and planning for the future. After Orlando suddenly falls ill and dies, Marina is forced to confront his family and society, and to fight again to show them who she is: complex, strong, forthright, fantastic.

A Fantastic Woman

    Genre
    Drama
  • Runtime
    104 mins
  • Release Date
    2017
  • Countries
    USA, Chile, Germany, Spain
  • Languages
    Spanish
DIRECTED BY
Sebastián Lelio
WRITTEN BY
Sebastián Lelio
CAST INCLUDES
Daniela Vega, Francisco Reyes, Luis Gnecco, Antonia Zegers
Director Sebastián Lelio's Academy Award winning A FANTASTIC WOMAN was heralded as "ravishing" by the Hollywood Reporter, won Best Film at the Berlin Film Festival, and earned a 94% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. It centers on the struggles of Marina (a transfixing Daniela Vega) which become microcosm for her life, as she battles the very same forces that she has spent a lifetime fighting against. The film’s legacy went beyond the cinema, as it went on to help advance the rights of transgender people in Chile.

A FANTASTIC WOMAN is the story of Marina, a waitress and singer, and Orlando, an older man, who are in love and planning for the future. After Orlando suddenly falls ill and dies, Marina is forced to confront his family and society, and to fight again to show them who she is: complex, strong, forthright, fantastic.

EXCLUSIVE CONTENT

Q&A with Director Sebastián Lelio