Victor Polster (centre) in a scene from Girl (category III; French, Flemish), directed by Lukas Dhont. Victor Polster (centre) in a scene from Girl (category III; French, Flemish), directed by Lukas Dhont.
Victor Polster (centre) in a scene from Girl (category III; French, Flemish), directed by Lukas Dhont.

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Girl film review: sublime transgender drama explores adolescence through a teenager’s dancing dreams

  • The dramatic and shocking ending may prove too much for some, but director Lukas Dhont’s skills as a filmmaker impress throughout
  • Victor Polster is superb in the lead, and his dance school background means he is a fine choice to play the role

Topic |   European films
Victor Polster (centre) in a scene from Girl (category III; French, Flemish), directed by Lukas Dhont. Victor Polster (centre) in a scene from Girl (category III; French, Flemish), directed by Lukas Dhont.
Victor Polster (centre) in a scene from Girl (category III; French, Flemish), directed by Lukas Dhont.
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