A Fantastic Woman is the story of a transwoman marrying trying to justify her image and feelings as a woman. Society doesn’t approve change of gender even when a transwoman marries gets a male partner. She’s looked upon with suspicion and asked to prove character time and again. The movie depicts the real life of a transgender woman.
Awards & Recognitions
- Selected as the Chilean entry for the Best Foreign Language Film
- Nominated for the Oscar at the 90th Academy Awards
Marina Vidal is a nightclub singer and also a waitress at the club. She’s in a relationship with a club regular Orlando, who’s 30 years older than her. But the age gap isn’t visible in their relationship. They get married and live happily post marriage. Orlando is already married but he spends most of his time with his transwoman wife Marina. Marina Vidal is a transgender but Orlando sees a complete woman in her.
Marina and Orlando make a happy married couple until Orlando dies under mysterious circumstances. Orlando falls ill in the birthday eve of Marina and was taken to nearby hospital …