A fairly simple plot line. A divorced man is about to have his younger lover move into his apartment. The lover is about 20 years younger than him. During the night he has an aneurism and she takes him to the hospital, where he dies. She panics and walks out, arousing suspicion. When she returns she is confronted by staff and the police are called. Reason, she is in transition from male to female. The husbands family is suspicious of her as well as openly hostile.
After being put through unnecessary grilling and photographic proof she has no injuries, as the husband had bruises from falling down the steps before she got him to the hospital, she is barred from his funeral and burial by the family.
But she fights for basic dignity of being allowed to grieve her lover public ally.
She is strong and mainly internalized. She has no friends and support system.
But is she fantastic? Hardly. She comes across as detached and a bit removed, granted, she has been through a lot with social rejection etc, but although I respect her battle, she’s a good woman, like the movie.
Fantastic? Not really, maybe good