Palace Cinemas

FFF19 Girl

An adolescent transgender girl from Belgium struggles not so much with her gender identity, but with her passion to become a professional ballerina. Supported by her family, she commences her journey into gender reassignment, yet her teenage impatience and the immense pressures of ballet, push her to the brink.

Awards

NOMINATED: Best Foreign Film, César 2019
NOMINATED: Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language Film, Golden Globes 2019
NOMINATED: Best Feature, Adelaide Film Festival 2018
WINNER: FIPRESCI prize, Golden Camera, Queer Palm, Best Actor, Cannes Film Festival 2018
NOMINATED: Un Certain Regard Award, Cannes Film Festival 2018
WINNER: Best European Film, Best Film, San Sebastián International Film Festival 2018
WINNER: Golden Eye, Zurich Film Festival 2018

Reviews

"Looks terrific, is not afraid to tackle a number of difficult subjects and features a star-making performance from acting and dancing talent Victor Polster." Hollywood Reporter

  • Director  Lukas Dhont
  • Cast  Katelijne Damen, Arieh Worthalter, Victor Polster, Olivier Bodart, Tijmen Govaerts
  • Duration  105 min
  • Rating  M
  • Language  French and Flemish with English subtitles
  • Genre  Drama

Event starts
Tuesday 5 March, 2019
Event Ends
Tuesday 5 March, 2019
Venue
Various venues
Venue Address
Various venues
Location

National, Various venues

Website
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Category
Screenings, Festivals & Programs