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In ‘A Fantastic Woman’ Trans Actress Daniela Vega Proves to Be Just That

In ‘A Fantastic Woman’ Trans Actress Daniela Vega Proves to Be Just That

Originally published in the Riverfront Times. There may be a double meaning in the title of Sebastián Lelio’s new drama, A Fantastic Woman. From one point of view, Lelio’s heroine, Marina (Daniela Vega), lives up to the title, displaying considerable courage under pressure. From another view, “fantastic” can mean unbelievable or even a bit unreal.

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