Film Club – ‘A Fantastic Woman’ 13th February

Film Club – ‘A Fantastic Woman’ 13th February

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Film Club – ‘A Fantastic Woman’ 13th February

February 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Fantastic Woman, A (Una Mujer Fantástica)

Director:  Sebastián Lelio

 

CAST: Daniela Vega, Francisco Reyes, Luis Gnecco, Aline Küppenheim, Nicolás Saavedra, Amparo Noguera

 

FILM INFO:

103 minutes, Chile, Germany, Spain, USA, 2017, TBC

 Marina is beautiful, vibrant and in love. So when her older lover Orlando dies suddenly, she is left in a state of shock. Still raw with grief Marina finds that, as a transgender woman, she is suspected of foul play by his family. Sebastián Lelio follows his hit Gloria with this moving drama about a woman struggling with societal prejudice.

Festivals:

Berlin International Film Festival 2017

Sydney Film Festival 2017

Telluride Film Festival 2017

Toronto International Film Festival 2017

San Sebastián International Film Festival 2017

BFI London Film Festival 2017

 

Awards

Winner, Silver Bear, Best Screenplay, Berlin International Film Festival 2017

Winner – Teddy Best Feature Film, Berlin International Film Festival 2017

 

Quotes:

★★★★★ ”It may be a timely film, but it is its timelessness, as well as its depths of compassion, that qualify it as a great one.” – The Guardian, Berlin International Film Festival 2017

 ★★★★ “… a powerful drama of a woman whose suffering never dims her determination to keep moving forward.” – The Hollywood Reporter

Other

Chilean submission to Best Foreign Language Film category for 2018 Academy Awards.