The Belgian film ‘Girl’ from director Lukas Dhondt, will no longer qualify for an Oscar. The Oscar-Academy Monday night for the first time, a shortlist published for nine different filmcategorieën and therein comes ‘Girl’, so messages different the American media. All Oscar nominees will be on January 22 and published on 24 February, the award ceremony is scheduled.
‘Girl’ was in the running in the category ‘Best Non-English Film as well as 86 other entries. But the Belgian film is featured on the shortlist. According to the American site Deadline is that non-nomination “one of the biggest surprises” of the Academy.
The movies, however, still be eligible in this category are, according to The Hollywood Reporter ‘Birds of Passage’ (Colombia), ‘The Guilty’ (Denmark), ‘Never Look Away’ (Germany), ‘Shoplifters’ (Japan), ‘Ayka’ (Kazakhstan), ‘Capernaum’ (Lebanon), ‘Roma’ (Mexico), ‘Cold War’ (Poland) and ‘Burning’ (South Korea).
‘Girl’ tells the story of a girl in a man’s body is born, and a professional ballerina wants to be. The transgender theme is a sensitive issue in the prudish America, previously became known that to the Netflix a number of explicit scenes wanted to censor. Girl is nominated for the Golden Globes.