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Una mujer fantastica / una producción, Fabula ; en coproducción con Komplizen Film, Muchas Gracias, Setembro Cine ; director, Sebastian Lelio ; productores, Juan de Dios Larrain, Pablo Larrain, Sebastian Lelio, Gonzalo Maza.

Publication:
New York, NY : Sony Pictures Classics, 2017.
Format/Description:
Video
1 online resource (104 minutes)
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Other Title:
Fantastic woman
Academic Video Online.
Subjects:
Transgender women -- Chile -- Drama.
May-December romances -- Drama.
Grief -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Filmed performances.
Language:
In Spanish, with English subtitles.
System Details:
video file
Summary:
Marina and Orlando are in love and planning for the future. Marina is a young waitress and aspiring singer. Orlando is 20 years older than her and owns a printing company. After celebrating Marina's birthday one evening, Orlando falls seriously ill. Marina rushes him to the emergency room, but he passes away just after arriving at the hospital. Instead of being able to mourn her lover, suddenly Marina is treated with suspicion. The doctors and Orlando's family don't trust her. A woman detective investigates Marina to see if she was involved in his death. Orlando's ex-wife forbids her from attending the funeral. And to make matters worse, Orlando's son threatens to throw Marina out of the flat she shared with Orlando. Marina is a trans woman and for most of Orlando's family, her sexual identity is an aberration, a perversion. So Marina struggles for the right to be herself. She battles the very same forces that she has spent a lifetime fighting just to become the woman she is now - a complex, strong, forthright and fantastic woman.
Notes:
Title from resource description page (viewed November 20, 2019).
Won 2018 Academy Awards, Best Foreign Language Film
Nominated 2018 Golden Globe Awards, Best Foreign Language Film
Nominated 2018 GALECA Dorian Award, Film Performance of the Year - Actress
Nominated 2018 GALECA Dorian Award, LGBTQ Film of the Year
Nominated 2018 GALECA Dorian Award, Foreign Language Film of the Year
Won 2018 GLAAD Media Award, Outstanding Film - Limited Release
Won 2018 GOYA Award, Best Iberoamerican Film
Win 2017 Havana Film Festival Special Jury Prize, Best Film
Contributor:
Lelio, Sebastián, 1974- director, producer.
Larraín, Juan de Dios, producer.
Larraín, Pablo, producer.
Maza, Gonzalo, producer.
Komplizen Film, production company.
Setembro Cine, production company.
Alexander Street Press.
OCLC:
1130727704
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.