The film ‘Girl’, the Belgian film director Lukas Dhont, at the film festival in Zurich the prize for the best film received the ‘Golden Eye Award’. It is already the ninth prize for the Girl since the film may premiere in Cannes.
Girl went this year in world premiere in Cannes and clinched the Camera d’or for best first film way. The feature film debut of Lukas Dhont fell in the meantime also in the prizes at the festivals of Palic and Odessa, and now also Zurich. Girl stood next to films as well as The guilty, to Tel Aviv on fire and C’est ça l’amour.
The film is based on true facts and tells the story of a teenager who was born as a boy and ballerina wants to be. Next Tuesday will Girl the Film Fest Gent will open. From October 17 he is in the Belgian screens.
Girl is also the official Belgian submission for the Oscars. The film is, in addition, the ten nominees for the LUX Film prize of the European Parliament.