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Hull Independent Cinema: A Fantastic Women

24 Apr 2018



Sebastián Lelio (Gloria) returns with a Academy Award-winning story about a trans woman’s fight for acceptance.

Anchored by a powerhouse central performance from rising star Daniela Vega, this Oscar-winning film is an urgent call for compassion towards a community that faces bigotry and hostility on a daily basis.

Marina Vidal life is thrown into turmoil following the sudden death of her partner, Orlando. Met with suspicion from the police and contempt from her lover’s relatives, Marina finds herself placed under intense scrutiny with no regard for her privacy.

As tensions rise between Marina and Orlando’s family, she is evicted from their shared home and banned from attending his funeral, and whilst faced with the threat of losing everything, Marina finds the strength to fight back.