Girl
Girl
Festival in Media
Section: International Competition
Country: Belgium Netherlands
Year: 2018

Girl

100 minutes/color

 

Director: Lukas Dhont

Screenplay: Lukas Dhont, Angelo Tijssens

Cinematographer: Frank van den Eeden

Editing: Alain Dessauvage

Costume design: Catherine Van Bree

Music:Valentin Hadjadj

Producer: Dirk Impens

 

 Cast:

Victor Polster, Arieh Worthalter

 

Production:

Menuet, Frakas Productions, Topkapi Films

World sales:

The Match Factory

 

Description:

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.

 

Lukas Dhont

Lukas Dhont was born in Ghent, Belgium. He has directed the short films Headlong (2012) and L’Infini (2014) as well as the short documentary Skin of Glass (2012). His first feature, Girl (2018), was awarded the Caméra D’Or award at Cannes.

 

Filmography:

2012 Headlong (Short)

2012 Skin of Glass (Documentary short)

2014 L'Infini (Short)

2018 Girl