A FANTASTIC WOMAN
SEBASTIAN LELIO is a Chilean film director and screenwriter.
His first feature film, LA
SAGRADA FAMILIA (2006) premiered at the San Sebastian Film Festival and received
awards and worldwide recognition. NAVIDAD was written with the support of the
Festival Residence and premiered in the 2009 Directors' Fortnight section. EL
TIGRE was presented at the 2011 Locarno Film Festival. He was awarded the
Fellowship grant and received the support of the DAAD Berliner Kunstlerprogramm.
Lelio's fourth feature film, the internationally acclaimed GLORIA, obtained a
Silver Bear for Best
Actress at the 2013 Berlin Film Festival. GLORIA represented Chile for the
Academy Awards and
Goya Awards. The National Board of Review chose it as one of the year's five
best films and it
was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best International Film.
A FANTASTIC WOMAN, was supported by Berlinale's Residency. The film is
Fabula (Chile), Participant Media (USA), Komplizen Film (Germany), Muchas
and Setembro Cine (Spain).
Lelio is currently filming his first English-speaking feature film,
Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams and Alessandro Nivola.
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