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A Fantastic Woman Rated 15

A Fantastic Woman

Dir. Sebastián Lelio. Chile, 2017. 1h 44m. Spanish/subs. Starring Daniela Vega, Francisco Reyes, Luis Gnecco, Aline Küppenheim, Nicolás Saavedra, Amparo Noguera.

After her lover suddenly dies, a transgender woman confronts suspicion from the police and contempt from his grieving relatives. An emotionally gripping drama featuring beautiful visuals and stylish flights of surrealism. Winner of the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar.

'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.’ ★★★★★ Ryan Gilbey, The Guardian

'A cry for compassion that marries the fierce conviction of Boys Don't Cry with the defiant self-expression of a Pedro Almodóvar drama.’ ★★★★ Philip De Semlyen, Time Out