Girl

Girl
Director
Lukas Dhont
Country
Belgium, Netherlands
Year
2018
Genre
Fiction
Scriptwriters
Lukas Dhont, Angelo Tijssens
Cast
Victor Polster, Arieh Worthalter
Production
Menuet, Frakas Productions, Topkapi Films

Storyline

Fifteen-year-old Lara dreams of becoming a ballerina. Assigned male at birth, Lara has to overcome more than blistered, bloody feet to realize her dream.

Festivals & Academy awards and others

Festival de Cannes 2018
Un Certain Regard
Jury Prize for Best Performance (Victor Polster)
Caméra d'Or (for best young director)
FIPRESCI
San Sebastián International Film Festival 2018
City of Donostia / San Sebastian Audience Award. Best European Film
Seville European Film Festival 2018
EFA Selection

European Film Awards (EFA) 2018
European Film Nomination
European Actor Nomination (Victor Polster as Lara)
European Discovery - Prix Fipresci Nomination - WINNER
Golden Globe Awards 2019
Best Foreign Language Film Nomination
Goyas Awards 2019
Best European Film Nomination

Releases

Spain (28 of September 2018)