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Determined 15-year-old Lara (Victor Polster) 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 realises her body does not bend so easily to the strict discipline because she was born a boy. Camera d'Or for best first feature and Queer Palm at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival. London Film Festival's First Feature Competition Winner 2018

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In cinemas & on demand 15 March

First Feature Competition Winner - LFF 2018

GENRE: Drama

CERTIFICATE: 15

DURATION: 109 Mins

COUNTRIES: Belgium

LANGUAGES: French

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  • “An elegant and poised piece of transgender cinema”

    Katherine McLaughlin, Sight & Sound


  • “An assured and empathetic feature debut”

    Wendy Ide, Screen International

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