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Lukas Dhont

22.06 Palace 18:30
Fiction . 105' . Belgium . 2018 . French, Dutch / ST : FR, NL

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 realises her body does not bend so easily to the strict discipline since she was born a boy.



Victor Polster

Arieh Worthalter

Oliver Bodart

Tijmen Govaerts

Katelijne Damen

Valentijn Dhaenens

Alice de Broqueville

Alain Honorez

Chris Thys

Angelo Tijssens

Marie-Louise Wilderijckx

Virginia Hendricksen


Lukas Dhont

Angelo Tijssens


Frank van den Eeden


Yanna Soentjens


Valentin Hadjadj


Alain Dessauvage



Frakas Productions

Topkapi Films



Lukas Dhont

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - OCTOBER 06: Lukas Dhont attends the 'Der Vorname' premiere and Award Night during the 14th Zurich Film Festival at  on October 06, 2018 in Zurich, Switzerland. (Photo by Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images)

Lukas Dhont was born in Ghent, Belgium, where he studied Audiovisual Arts. His short films Corps perdu and L’infini have won numerous awards. L’infini also received an Oscar nomination in 2015. In 2016, he participated in the Cannes Cinéfondation with Girl, the screenplay of his first feature film. It included the director’s favorite subjects such as dance, transformation, and identity. Dhont also collaborates on a regular basis with choreographer and dancer Jan Martens, with whom he made the show The Common People.


2012 SKIN OF GLASS short

2012 CORPS PERDU short

2014 L’INFINI short

2018 GIRL

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