‘A Fantastic Woman’ Review: Compelling Oscar Favorite Breaks New Ground For Transgender Actors

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It was no surprise to see Sebastian Lelio’s affecting and engrossing transgender drama, A Fantastic Woman (Una Mujer Fantastica) from Chile land a slot as one of the five nominees for Oscar’s Best Foreign Language Film last week, and it just might be the favorite to win. Certainly it would be a deserving choice as the film not only breaks major ground with trans actress Daniela Vega in the title role but works as an intriguing piece of cinema all on its own. Vega plays…