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Girl (2018)

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 14 wins & 18 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 ... 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

Certificate:

12 | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Filmnegah.com (Persian)

Country:

Belgium | Netherlands

Language:

French | Flemish | English

Release Date:

1 November 2018 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Dziewczyna See more »

Filming Locations:

Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The casting call for the protagonist was genderless, i.e. open for girls, boys, and those who were neither. 500 people between 14 and 17 auditioned but none of them could both dance and act well, so the filmmakers decided to cast the rest of the dancers first, and there they found Victor Polster. See more »

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Featured in 76th Golden Globe Awards (2019) See more »

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Cinema at its best
6 December 2018 | by goeienamiddagSee all my reviews

I love commercial cinema, especially after a days work and you buy some candy and drink, enjoy the perfect calm setting and than empty your head and come to peace. But once in a while you need to challenge your cinema ambitions. Enrich yourself. Girl is a piece of art. Go and enjoy. It's cinema at its best.


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