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Director Sebastián Lelio made history at the 2018 Academy Awards when he brought Chile its first ever Best Foreign Language Film prize. Though the movie he won it for, A Fantastic Woman, almost seems like it could be the title of his entire oeuvre: Again and again, he bathes his female subjects — from the dancing divorcée in 2013’s Gloria to Fantastic’s trans nightclub singer to the Orthodox lesbian lovers in last year’s Disobedience — in a kind of tender, full-fledged humanity that other auteurs, let alone mainstream Hollywood, rarely touches. 206 more words
The Toronto International Film Festival has secured a handful of cinema greats for a robust slate of lineup additions.
Among 26 additions to its gala and special presentation programs, the festival announced Tuesday David Mackenzie’s Chris Pine-starring period epic… 603 more words