GIRL wins at the Zurich Film Festival | DCM

Belgian director Lukas Dhont’s debut feature film has won the main award at the 14th Zurich Film Festival. The moving story of a young trans woman who dreams of becoming a ballerina has been awarded “Best International Feature Film”, one of the most competitive categories of the festival.

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This is now the ninth award for GIRL, whose accolades include the Queer Palm at the Cannes Film Festival and which is the official Belgian candidate for the Oscars. First-time actor Victor Polster has also already received widespread praise for his sensitive portrayal of the 15 year-old preparing to undergo a sex change.

 

 

 

 

 

GIRL is in German and Swiss cinemas from 18. October

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