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[on her opera singing in A Fantastic Woman
(2017)]: It's my real voice in the film. My grandmother, my father's mother, was blind. She taught me to listen to music, to the television, to the birds and the trees and the sound of water. She taught me to listen even though I could see. I find a lot of poetry in that, and it ended with me opening my ears to both sound and to music but also ...
Wasn't initially supposed to play the leading role in A Fantastic Woman
(2017) and was approached by director Sebastián Lelio
as a consultant on the research he was carrying on about the transgender Chilean community. As Daniela began to share her personal experiences with him, Lelio decided to entrust her with the role.