WHO’S IN IT?
Daniela Vega (The Guest), Francisco Reyes (Secrets), Luis Gnecco (No), Aline Küppenheim (Dreaming of Julia), Amparo Noguera (Radio Corazón), Nicolás Saavedra (The Vineyard), Antonia Zegers (Post Mortem), Trinidad González (The 33), Néstor Cantillana (Neruda), Alejandro Goic (Young and Wild)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Sebastián Lelio (Gloria), director, writer, producer; Gonzalo Maza (The Year of the Tiger), writer, producer; Juan de Dios Larraín (Jackie) and Pablo Larraín (No), producers; Nani García (Catalina) and Matthew Herbert (Nailing Vienna), composers; Benjamín Echazarreta (Madame Solario), cinematographer; Soledad Salfate (Kill Them All), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Marina (Vega), a trans woman, is an aspiring singer who is in a happy relationship with Orlando (Reyes), who is 30 years her senior. However, when Orlando suddenly passes away, Marina finds herself ostracised by her lover’s family for what they consider to be a perverse gender choice on her part, as well as being barred from attending his funeral and even being suspected by authorities for having a hand in his death. With so much antagonism towards her, Marina is left to show everyone the kind of strong-willed and confident person that she is…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Sebastián Lelio’s latest Academy Award-nominated masterpiece is a sensitive and thoughtful exploration of the choices a person has made to live the life they choose to lead, which is very much needed in these provocative times.