EN - The story of a 15-year-old girl born in a boy's body, ready to risk everything to pursue her dream of becoming a ballerina.

NL - Lara is 15. Ze wil het maken als ballerina. Daarvoor trotseert ze de wereld maar vooral zichzelf en haar lichaam dat tegenstribbelt.


Title Girl
Original title Girl
Status In pre-production
Production Majority Flemish
Category Features
Genre drama
Year 2018


Technical specs

Running time film 95'
Colour Colour
Available in 2D


Supported by Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), Commission de sélection des Films, NFF
Production partners Frakas Productions, Topkapi Films
Tax shelter partners Casa Kafka Pictures

Lukas Dhont’s project Girl wins Work In Progress Award at Les Arcs

Girl, Lukas Dhont’s debut feature currently in post-production, has won the Titrafilm Work In Progress Award at this year’s Les Arcs European Film Festival. The Award comes with an EUR 10,000 post-production grant. In October, Dhont won the Grid VFX Works In Progress Award at this year’s edition of CONNeXT.

GirlGirl is the story of a 15-year-old girl born in a boy's body who is ready to risk everything to pursue her dream of becoming a ballerina. In Les Arcs, Dhont presented some excerpts from his film which is currently being edited.

Published on Monday 18 December 2017

Flanders Image unveils CONNeXT’s full film line-up

Flanders Image has unveiled the full line-up of features to be presented — either in full, as a work in progress or as a pitch — at the second outing of its invitation-only networking event CONNeXT (8-11 October). Among the titles is new work from established filmmakers, including Oscar®-nominated directors Stijn Coninx, Dominique Deruddere and Michaël R. Roskam, as well as projects from a number of exciting up-and-coming filmmakers.

CONNeXT 17At CONNeXT, festival curators, sales agents and buyers are offered a chance to get a glimpse of what is coming up in 2018 and beyond.

Published on Monday 4 September 2017

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Last edited on 21 December 2017

Short info

Director Lukas Dhont
Producers Dirk Impens
Writers Lukas Dhont, Angelo Tijssens

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