Luke Dhonts debut feature Girl is one of the five nominees in the category Best Film for the European Film Awards. Lead actor Victor Polster has been nominated.
The film 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 ‘Breathe’ by Hans Van Nuffel’s nomination and the main prize.
And not only the movie is also nominated. Protagonist Victor Polster was nominated in the category best actor for the European film awards.
The film, which is of various awards in the awards (including Caméra d’or in Cannes), has been running since October 17, with success 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 will be on 15 december in Seville published.