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Girl (2018)

R | | Drama | 18 January 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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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 ... Dr. Naert; le médecin
Valentijn Dhaenens Valentijn Dhaenens ... Dr. 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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Country:

Netherlands | Belgium

Language:

French | Flemish | English

Release Date:

18 January 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dziewczyna 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

-Girl's screenplay was developed as part of the Cinefondation of Cannes in 2016. Two years later, the film was selected at Un Certain Regard where he left with the Interpretation Award for Victor Polster and the Caméra d'Or, who rewards the best first film. 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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