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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)
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 22 wins & 28 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 ... Lewis
Katelijne Damen Katelijne Damen ... Le docteur Naert - le médecin
Valentijn Dhaenens 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 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 »

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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 »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

As he began studying cinema at a school, Lukas Dhont came across an article about a young girl born in a boy's body but convinced of being a girl: "I immediately felt of admiration, and I was thrilled to be able to write about a character like her: someone brave, who at a very young age questioned the link established by society between sex and gender ". See more »

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Connections

Featured in Premios Goya 33 edición (2019) See more »

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Tear jerking and emotional
30 October 2018 | by dascalu_mihaiSee all my reviews

Straigh, gay or trans, everybody should watch this flick so that we get this transphobia out of the current topics and see people as human beings.

Beautifully narrated and visually impressive, shocking even at some point.


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