Sebastián Lelio discusses his Oscar-nominated drama A Fantastic Woman, now playing at the Film Society of Lincoln Center: filmlinc.org/fantastic
Sebastián Lelio’s follow-up to 2013’s acclaimed Gloria is a compassionate, multifaceted study of grief and solitude. Newcomer Daniela Vega delivers a poised and intense turn as Marina, a transgender waitress and aspiring singer coping with the untimely death of her boyfriend as she faces scrutiny from authorities and family members. Winner of the Silver Bear for Best Screenplay at the 2017 Berlin Film Festival, A Fantastic Woman is a stylish, intelligent, and genre-bending drama from the Chilean auteur and a watershed film for lead actress Vega. A Sony Pictures Classics release.
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