GIRL (2018)
2018, Netflix, 105 min, Belgium, Dir: Lukas Dhont

Born with the body of a boy, 15-year-old Lara (Cannes Un Certain Regard Best Actor Victor Polster) deals with the challenges of both gender transition and her ambition to become a top ballerina. Dhont’s perceptive drama, which is based on a true story, features a fine supporting cast led by Arieh Worthalter as Lara’s understanding father. “This intriguing debut feature from Flemish director Lukas Dhont, in a completely natural mix of Dutch and French, looks terrific, is not afraid to tackle a number of difficult subjects and features a star-making performance from acting and dancing talent Victor Polster.” - Boyd van Hoeij, The Hollywood Reporter.


THE TREATMENT
DE BEHANDELING
2014, Be For Films, 125 min, Belgium, Dir: Hans Herbots

In this dark and intense adaptation of British author Mo Hayder’s bestseller, investigator Nick Cafmeyer (Geert Van Rampelberg) works to stop a pedophile he’s convinced was responsible for his brother’s disappearance many years earlier. Superbly crafted and packed with surprising twists, this is among the most disturbing thrillers since SEVEN. In Dutch with English subtitles.


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