A Fantastic Woman (Una mujer fantástica) Reviews

February 21, 2019
Vega's performance is riveting, but writer and co-director Sebastián Leilo's use of sex and gender to shape his narrative is straight out of a '50s melodrama.
March 2, 2018
Fantastic is one word for it, another would be outstanding.
February 28, 2018
"A Fantastic Woman" is the role of a lifetime for Vega, but let's hope it's just the start of a career, not the end.
February 22, 2018
"A Fantastic Woman" is a superb Chilean drama, at times infuriating but never despairing.
February 22, 2018
In our increasingly polarized time, "A Fantastic Woman" bridges the gap between ignorance and understanding through the transcendent power of art.
February 22, 2018
[A] gently heart-wrenching, quietly furious movie ...
February 22, 2018
"A Fantastic Woman" becomes a delicate, moving study of grief, of quiet triumph over adversity, of adjusting to life's empty spaces - and learning to fill them with love.
February 15, 2018
It shows how thinking of a person in terms of his or her physical condition can have a harmful effect on that person, limiting his or her sense of self.
Top Critic
February 14, 2018
The film's great triumph is Daniela Vega, a transgender actress and singer, who makes an indelible impression in the leading role.
February 14, 2018
A Fantastic Woman trumpets its intentions in its very title. It should not have been necessary to exalt Marina in order to give her passion and turmoil their due.