Cannes Film Festival 2018: Girl

girl_still_2Film got in Cannes Prize of the best actor  and Caméra d’or .

Determined 15-year-old Lara is committed to becoming a professional ballerina. With the support of her father, she throws herself into this quest for the absolute at a new school. Lara’s adolescent frustrations and impatience are heightened as she realizes her body does not bend so easily to the strict discipline because she was born a boy.

Director: Lukas Dhont
Writers: Lukas Dhont (screenplay), Angelo Tijssens (screenplay)
Stars: Victor Polster, Arieh Worthalter, Oliver Bodart