A Fantastic Woman

2017
Rated TBC by the BBFC

Synopsis

Chilean drama co-written and directed by Sebastián Lelio. The film follows transgender waitress Marina Vidal (Daniela Vega) in the devastating aftermath of her 57-year-old husband Orlando (Francisco Reyes)'s sudden death. Moonlighting as a nightclub singer, Marina soon finds herself having to process her grief whilst becoming the focus of everyone's suspicions surrounding her husband's untimely death, including the investigating authorities and Orlando's family. Looked upon as a murderer, Marina is banned from her husband's funeral and investigated and harassed relentlessly before she can fully come to terms with her grief as she tries to make everyone around her see the truth.