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Girl (2018)

R | | Drama | 15 March 2019 (USA)
Lara is a 15-year-old girl, born in the body of a boy, who dreams of becoming a ballerina.

Director:

Lukas Dhont

Writers:

Lukas Dhont (screenplay), Angelo Tijssens (screenplay)
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 30 wins & 35 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Victor Polster ... Lara
Arieh Worthalter Arieh Worthalter ... Mathias
Oliver Bodart Oliver Bodart ... Milo
Tijmen Govaerts Tijmen Govaerts ... Lewis
Katelijne Damen Katelijne Damen ... Le docteur Naert - le médecin
Valentijn Dhaenens ... Le docteur Pascal - le psychiatre
Magali Elali Magali Elali ... Christine
Alice de Broqueville Alice de Broqueville ... Lois
Alain Honorez Alain Honorez ... Alain
Chris Thys Chris Thys ... Hannah
Angelo Tijssens ... Hendricks
Marie-Louise Wilderijckx Marie-Louise Wilderijckx ... Marie-Louise
Virginia Hendricksen Virginia Hendricksen ... Alain's Assistant
Daniel Nicodème Daniel Nicodème ... Opa
Els Olaerts Els Olaerts ... Oma
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Storyline

Lara is a 15-year-old girl, born in the body of a boy, who dreams of becoming a ballerina.

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Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some sexual content, graphic nudity and brief disturbing content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Belgium | Netherlands

Language:

French | Flemish | English

Release Date:

15 March 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Girl See more »

Filming Locations:

Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,178,992
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Coming from a dance training, Victor Polster takes his first steps in front of a camera with Girl. About 500 people between the ages of 14 and 17 auditioned, both cisgender girls and boys and transgender people. Unable to find a convincing performer, the team turned to the cast of the dancers and discovered Polster, which matched what she was looking for. See more »

Crazy Credits

The movie's title is not shown until the start of the end credits. See more »

Connections

Featured in 2019 Golden Globe Awards (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Tomboy
Performed by Princess Nokia
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The very best of film making ..and story telling.
16 December 2018 | by mjhsimonSee all my reviews

Saw this film at the Toronto Film Festival 2018.. Went on my own,sat beside a couple in their 80's..They came,because the wife felt it was a story she wanted to understand. It is a story we all need to understand. I see a lot of film,this story and film moved me deeply. The parent child relationship alone offers much to learn from. My very favourite and most. moving experience fron TIFF 2018.Brilliant performances.


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