GIRL was originally slated to open on Nov 16, 2018 but is being released instead in January, 2019.

With the support of her father, a 15-year-old girl born in a boy’s body pursues her dream of becoming a professional ballerina. Winner of the Camera d’Or for best first film at this year’s Cannes Film Festival as well as the Best Actor Prize for Un Certain Regard.

“A stunning debut for both director Lukas Dhont and star Victor Polster… deeply humane.” – Variety

  • Country Belgium/Netherlands
  • Running Time 106 minutes
  • Distributor Netflix
  • Director Lukas Dhont
  • Writer Lukas Dhont, Angelo Tijssens
  • Editor Alain Dessauvage
  • Cinematographer Frank van den Eeden
  • Cast Victor Polster, Arieh Worthalter, Oliver Bodart, Tijmen Govaerts

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