A FANTASTIC WOMAN (15) – 2017 Chile/Ger/Spa/USA 104 min – subtitled

Director: Sebastián Lelio
Stars: Daniela Vega, Francisco Reyes, Luis Gnecco

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Marina’s life falls apart on the death of her mature lover Orlando. His family take over arrangements, exclude her, and treat her with contempt because she was born a man. Image of film

Everything they shared including the dog are removed and she is forced to move in with her sister, but Marina will not go quietly and is prepared to fight for what is hers and her right to mourn the love of her life.

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Exuberant and life-affirming in the style of Pedro Almodóvar’s earlier work, A Fantastic Woman is our second Foreign Language Oscar nominee of the month.
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Plus a BRIT School Showcase film, screened in partnership with the School’s Film & Media Production department. For this film we are showing A Bright Girl She Was (3.23 min), directed by Nancy-Belle Hannah-Griffiths. We’re pleased to announce that Nancy-Belle will attend this screening, and will participate in a brief Q&A directly after her film is shown.

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Tuesday 24 April 2018

Show starts at 7.30 pm, ticket prices £8.50 & £7.00 (concessions).
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