EXPAT CINEMA: GIRL
We continue with our series of Expat Cinema – where we offer the best foreign movies with English subtitles. This time we offer a very special Expat Cinema early preview of Cannes festival sensation Girl (winner Caméra d’Or) plus follow-up screenings with English subtitles! Lukas Dhont delivers a jaw-dropping debut film about the emotional and physical struggle of a young transgender girl on the cusp of a transformation.
Determined 15-year-old Lara is committed to becoming a professional ballerina. With the support of her father, she throws herself into this quest for the absolute at a new school. Lara’s adolescent frustrations and impatience are heightened as she realizes her body does not bend so easily to the strict discipline because she was born a boy.