A Fantastic Woman

A Fantastic Woman

Score: 9.5 / 10
Released: February 9, 2018
Director: Sebastián Lelio
Producer: Pablo Larraín, Juan de Dios Larraín, Sebastián Lelio, Gonzalo Maza
Studio: Mongrel Media
Cast: Daniela Vega, Francisco Reyes, Luis Gnecco
Genre: Drama
Length: 104 minutes
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A Fantastic Woman Overview

Marina (Daniela Vega), a young transgender waitress who moonlights as a nightclub singer, falls in love with Orlando (Francisco Reyes), a divorced man who is a few decades older. As they plan for their future together, Orlando suddenly falls ill and dies.

Marina is forced to confront his ex-wife, who doesn't want anything to do with Marina and asks her not to come to the funeral. Over the next few days, as Marina tries to get things in order, she has to endure insults and slurs from the police and Orlando's family members. 

The movie won Best Foreign Language Film at the 2018 Academy Awards.