Luke Dhonts feature debut “Girl” is one of the five nominees in the category Best Film for the European Film Awards. That is today announced on the European film festival of Seville. The Belgian actor Victor Pad is again nominated in the category best actor for the European film awards.
“Girl” tells the story of the 15-year-old Lara, played by Victor Polster, who wants to make it as a ballerina. Together with her father defies the world, but especially her body that tegenstribbelt, because Lara is born as a boy.
The feature debut of Dhont is also one of six nominees for the European Discovery Award – Prix FIPRESCI. That prize is an award for the best European feature film debut, and is every year at the European Film Awards are presented by the International Federation of film critics (FIPRESCI). The is of 2011 ago that a Flemish film has been nominated for the European Discovery Award. When picked up “Breath” by Hans Van Nuffel’s nomination and the main prize.
The film, which is of various awards in the awards (including Caméra d’or in Cannes), has been running since 17 October in the Belgian movie theaters. The film is next year, the Belgian oscar nomination for best non-English film. The winners of the European Film Awards on december 15, also in Seville published.