The first Girl of the Flemish director Lukas Dhont has been nominated for the LUX Film prize of the European Parliament. The prestigious award is presented annually to film productions that have a positive contribution to the European filmklimaat have supplied.
Director Lukas Dhont and protagonist, Victor Pad
The drama about a young transgender that ballerina wants to be proved to be one of the big hits at the festival of Cannes. The jury of the LUX Film prize praises the Girl for the ” original, tender and unique exploration of gender through the eyes of a teenager’. The Flemish-Dutch co-production is one of the ten nominees. The winner will be in the autumn announced.
Girl got in Cannes lyrical reviews and won four awards, including the Palm d’or for the best debut film and the Queer Palm. Also noticed the 16-year-old protagonist, Victor Pad in the prices. Streaming service Netflix has the American rights of the movie purchased. Distributor Cinemien brings Girl at the beginning of november in Dutch cinemas.
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