Streaming site Netflix has just announced that the two films from Cannes to his American audience. One of those two is the Flemish film ‘Girl on the film festival high eyes cast down, and the prize for best debut won.
Great news for the 26-year-old director Lukas Dhont, whose film is now both in North – and South-America will be. It means, however, that there may be no theatrical release for ‘Girl’ in the US, but that would be for such a fragile European first film anyway not a big affair. A release through Netflix can be film or to an interested public.
The decision of Netflix shows in any case how much foreign interest is for ‘Girl’. The other film that was selected is ‘Lazzaro felice’ by Alice Rohrwacher, which is the prize for the best scenario, won.