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A FANTASTIC WOMAN

DIRECTOR: Sebastián Lelio

VO in Spanish (104 minutes)

Festivals

Festival de Cine de Berlín 2017. Silver Bear for Best Script

Festival de Cine de Toronto 2017

Festival de Cine de San Sebastián 2017.

SYNOPSIS

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.

REVIEWS

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

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