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Girl by Lukas Dhont


Dutch minority co-production.

The story of Lara, a 15-year-old girl born into a boy’s body, ready to risk everything to pursue her dream of becoming a ballerina. Everything…

90' /  colour

Genre: drama
Original title: GIRL
Dir: Lukas Dhont
Prod: Menuet (BE)
Co-prod: Topkapi Films (NL) - Frans van Gestel, Arnold Heslenfeld, Laurette Schillings, Frakas Productions (BE)
Completed: May 2018
Language: Dutch

Festivals & awards a.o.:
Cannes International Film Festival - winner Caméra d'Or, Un Certain Regard Jury Prize for Best Performance (Victor Polster),
Queer Palm, FIPRESCI Award
New Zealand International Film Festival
Melbourne International Film Festival
Jerusalem International Film Festival
Norwegian International Film Festival
Odessa International Film Festival - Best Actor (Victor Polster)
Palić European Film Festival - Golden Tower Award for Best Film
New Horizons International Film Festival (Wroclaw)
European Film Awards: nominee Best Film, nominee Best Actor (Victor Polster)

Topkapi Films
Ph: +31 20 303 2494

Sales: The Match Factory
Ph: +49 221 539 709-0

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