DIRECTOR: Sebastián Lelio
VO in Spanish (104 minutes)
Festival de Cine de Berlín 2017. Silver Bear for Best Script
Festival de Cine de Toronto 2017
Festival de Cine de San Sebastián 2017.
Marina is a young waitress and aspiring singer. Orlando, 20 years older, owns a printing press. The two are in love and plan their future together. But after a party Orlando does not feel well and is taken ill. The reasons why leads to great suspicion and with Orlando’s death Marina must face the wrath of a family who do not accept her identity.
It exudes dignity, rage, cinema, love, morality of the good, of the modern. Of the real. The Basque Journal
Lelio bare, again, our taboos. The world
Bold and fierce (…) A stellar performance. The Film Stage
Luminous and fundamental (…) Lelio has created the most poignant portrait of the difficulties of a transsexual woman since ‘Boys Do not Cry’. Variety
Shocking and rabid, funny and surreal, sweeping and restorative … an extraordinary film. THR
Hypnotic and mysterious. The Playlist
Powerfully human. Indiwire
★★★★★ A universal story comparable to Almodóvar’s cinema. The Guardian