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.
“If the audience erupting into applause and cheers at the end of the premiere earlier today is any indication of the success and impact of this film, one can only say that Girl swept us away.”
– Zoe Tamara, The Upcoming
“This story of a trans teen who dreams of being a ballerina marks a stunning debut for both director Lukas Dhont and star Victor Polster.”
– Peter Debruge, Variety
ONLY shown with English subtitles whole summer long in 2019!