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 Thursday morning (local time) announced at a press conference in Hollywood.
“I am the Hollywood Foreign Press Association is particularly grateful,” says director Lukas Dhont in a first reaction, recorded by the Flemish Audiovisual Fund (VAF). “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 is nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film. The film takes on ‘Capernaum’ of the Lebanese film director, Nadine Labaki , ‘Never Look away’ by the German filmmaker Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck (known from ‘Das Leben der anderen’), ‘Roma’ by the Mexican Alfonso Cuaron and ‘Shoplifters’ of Hirokazyu Kore-eda. This Japanese film won this year the Golden Palm at the Cannes film festival.
The winners will be on January 6, announced.