Tuesday 8th May 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Palmer Building
In this award-winning film Marina is a young transgender singer in love with Orlando, 20 years her senior. They plan a future together but after a party Orlando doesn’t feel well and on the way to the hospital suffers a fatal aneurysm. Marina is treated with suspicion by the doctors, the police and Orlando’s family and forbidden from attending the funeral by Orlando’s ex-wife.
Chile – Germany – Spain – USA 2017 – Spanish with subtitles – Directed by SebastiánLelio withDaniela Vega, Francisco Reyes, Aline Küppenheim – 104 min
Chilean director SebastiánLelio and star Daniela Vega give the growingbracket of transgender drama a new, luminous touchstone work – VARIETY
Timeless trans tale stands alongside Almodóvar – THE GUARDIAN