A FANTASTIC WOMAN
Interview with Daniela Vega
Who is Marina Vidal?
Marina Vidal is a 27-year-old waitress and singer. She is Orlando's partner,
with whom she has
an adult, loving, and committed relationship, in spite of their differences in
age and social class.
Marina, though far from being perfect, is a resilient woman who has quite an
impressive level of
compromise with her own life. She loves deeply, and this gives her the
opportunity of loving
herself and overcoming any adversity. She's a brave fighter who doesn't falter
when the world
puts her to the test. She has a vital force that is capable of carrying her
through life, against all
odds. Today, while all of us are somehow standing on the edge of a precipice,
she doesn't even
look at it, and searches for beauty instead. She understands that even Orlando's
death, or what
her being transgender means to everyone else, will not keep her from pushing
What did playing Marina mean to you?
It was, by far, one of the most difficult things I've ever done in my life.
It was very complex on
an emotional level because of the way in which I began to go deeper into the
role, and the way in
which I began converting all of my emotions in order to give the character a
life of her own. On
the other hand, it's been one of the most gratifying experiences. It's been a
tremendous honor to
be directed by Sebastian, who I admire greatly. I am also proud to be part of a
team in which all
us of, including production, art, camera, wardrobe, sound, photography, etc.,
feel very close and
special for having participated in this project. A special mention goes out to
my fellow cast
members, especially to Francisco Reyes. I'd like to thank all of them for the
What do you hope to happen with the film? What would you like for people to
I would like for lots of people to watch it, and to see their reactions and
discover the way in
which we understand relationships and affection. As well as the way in which we
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