Luke Dhonts feature debut Girl has a nomination in the wait dragged on for the Golden Globes, the American film and televisieprijzen awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. That was just announced during a press conference in Hollywood. Girl is nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film. The winners will be on January 6, announced.
“I am the Hollywood Foreign Press Association is particularly grateful”, director Lukas Dhont know in a first reaction. “It is a great honor to be in the company of friends may be of great filmmakers. Girl is to me close to your heart. It is a film born from a friendship which is very important for me. Everyone who has helped me Girl to bring to life, I want to grasp in their ear whisper: Golden. Globe. Nomination.”
Girl was one of the highlights of the past Cannes Festival, where the film’s world premiere was in the Un Certain Regard section. After an exceptionally good reception by the press and the public was allowed to see the film finally home with four awards, including the Caméra d’or for best debut feature. Protagonist Victor Polster was awarded the Prize for Best acting performance.