Chile Feels the Oscar Effect After Sebastian Lelio Win for ‘A Fantastic Woman’

“I’m on Jupiter,” director Sebastian Lelio said in March minutes after winning a best foreign-language film Oscar, Chile’s first-ever, for “A Fantastic Woman.” Two months later, Lelio was back to earth, doing press for the U.S. premiere of “Disobedienc…

“I’m on Jupiter,” director Sebastian Lelio said in March minutes after winning a best foreign-language film Oscar, Chile’s first-ever, for “A Fantastic Woman.” Two months later, Lelio was back to earth, doing press for the U.S. premiere of “Disobedience” at the Tribeca Film Festival. The Oscar effect, however, continued to play out for Lelio, producers Pablo […]