‘A Fantastic Woman’ Scores Chile’s First Foreign Language Oscar Win

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UPDATED with speech video: Fresh off of his Independent Spirit Award for Best International Film last night, Sebastian Lelio scooped the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar for A Fantastic Woman tonight. This is a first Academy Award win for Chile and was the country’s second ever nomination. In a nice dovetail, the only other nomination belongs to A Fantastic Woman producer Pablo Larrain and his 2012 No. A Fantastic Woman stars Daniela Vega as Marina, a young transgender…