Presented in the Un Certain Regard competition at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, Lukas Dhont’s debut film Girl won the FIPRESCI Prize and the Golden Camera. 15-year-old Lara (Victor Polster) is determined to become a professional ballerina. Lara was, however, born with a male body, and has been undergoing hormone treatments while eagerly awaiting to transition. Supported by her family and entourage, Lara is impatient to go through her transformation but her body does not bend so easily to the treatment and frustrations arise.
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