A Fantastic Woman (Una mujer fantástica) - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

A Fantastic Woman (Una mujer fantástica) Reviews

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April 24, 2019
[It] is a film well worth the time seek out and watch, for its wonderful lead performance and its portrayal of quiet human dignity and persistence in the face of prejudice.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
February 15, 2019
A Fantastic Woman represents a bold step forward, but also stands alone as a great, always relevant study of resilience in the face of a thoughtless and cowardly world.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 29, 2019
Fortunately, the film takes after its title character in that its flaws do not overwhelm its mostly skillful example of the personal made political.
Full Review | Original Score: 9.5/10
January 18, 2019
A Fantastic Woman questions the kind of poisonous and daily intolerance that sounds almost innocent and arises more from ignorance than from evil and hatred. [Full Review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
January 8, 2019
A Fantastic Woman is a reaffirmation of unapologetic womanhood.
Full Review | Original Score: B
November 8, 2018
Daniela Vega is an absolute revelation.
October 31, 2018
A Fantastic Woman is an honest portrayal of the spirit's struggle to retain basic human dignity in the face of tragedy.
October 26, 2018
At its core, A Fantastic Woman is a story about grief and the walls we put up to avoid processing it, that just so happens to include the added context of trans identity.
October 25, 2018
This is a stirring portrait of self-discovery with Vega pouring everything she has into this performance.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
October 17, 2018
Quietly respectful, but lacking much in the way of insight, Lelio's Una Mujer Fantástica is a welcome Latin-American addition to the trans trend, but doesn't manage to ever quite get under its protagonist's skin.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 28, 2018
They've found an actor in Daniela Vega to carry the weight of this tragic reality on her shoulders in a way no one but a transgender woman herself could.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
August 27, 2018
Even if Lelio and Vega don't let you truly know Marina, you cannot help but respect her.
Full Review | Original Score: 4
August 27, 2018
Watching Marina contemplate her reactions in a refusal to be deterred from closure is, in and of itself, utterly fantastic.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 24, 2018
... a bold, beautiful celebration of a trans hero that many audiences have waited years for.
August 20, 2018
Some of these scenes border on cartoonish, but Vega's wonderfully measured performance roots them all in a sense of determined resolve.
June 27, 2018
Powerful story of trans woman's grief; language, sex, nudity
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 13, 2018
Even with this powerful message, the film never preaches.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
April 3, 2018
Santiago Leilo does an extraordinary job with this rounded script, filled with uncomfortable situations that will leave you with goosebumps. [Full Review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 8.5/10
April 2, 2018
Daniela Vega is haunting in the title role.
Full Review | Original Score: B
March 28, 2018
The movie is great. And, if it helps people put themselves in the pumps of the Marinas out there, how could that be anything but fantastic?
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
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