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Una Mujer Fantástica: When Trans People Speak for Themselves

Daniela Vega as Marina Vidal in Sebastián Lelio’s Una Mujer Fantástica, 2017
Marina Vidal and her beloved partner, Orlando, played by Francisco Reyes in ‘Una Mujer Fantástica’
Sebastián Lelio deploys certain symbologies that represent Marina’s inner state
One of the most emblematic scenes of ‘Una Mujer Fantástica’. What defines Marina as woman? Is it her genitalia?



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Larissa Oliveira

Brazilian writer, teacher and zinester. Articles related to cinematic content. I also write for