Preview: A Fantastic Woman

Winner of this year’s Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, A Fantastic Woman will be shown at The Exeter Phoenix this weekend. The film follows the experiences of a transgender woman called Marina in the aftermath of her boyfriend’s death. The film was written and produced by Gonzalo Maza, a current student at Exeter University working towards his PhD in film, and Daniela Vega – the first openly transgender actress in Chile – has been celebrated for her performance. Receiving a huge amount of critical acclaim, including from The Guardian for its ‘timelessness’, A Fantastic Woman is definitely not one to miss. Here are the showtimes:

Friday 16th March 1:30pm

Friday 16th March 7:30pm

Saturday 17th March 6:30pm

Sunday 18th March 1pm

Monday 19th March 7:30pm

The Phoenix also have £5 tickets for students throughout the whole of March; make the most of this offer to see the film everyone is talking about.

Book your tickets here and keep an eye out for our review in the coming days.


Connie Adams


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