11/17/2018 17:30 – Caligari FilmBühne
Belgium/Netherlands 2018 105 min French-Flemish-English original version with German subtitles
by Lukas Dhont
Script: Lukas Dhont, Angelo Tijssens, DoP: Frank van den Eeden, Editor: Alain Dessauvage, Production: Menuet Producties, Frakas Productions, Topkapi Films, Producer: Dirk Impens, Cast: Victor Polster, Arieh Worthalter, Katelijne Damen, Valentijn Dhaenens
Lukas Dhont was born in Ghent/Belgium, where he graduated with a degree in audio-visual media from KASK School of Arts. With his short films CORPS PERDU and L‘INFINI, he won numerous awards. L‘INFINI also qualified in 2015 for the short list for an Oscar nomination in the category of best short film. During his studies, Dhont focused on fictional narrative filmmaking, though he also devoted attention to the field of documentary cinema. In 2016, he participated in the Résidence du Festival programme of Cinéfondation Cannes with the screenplay for his feature film debut GIRL. In this film, Dhont brings together elements from his previous works, such as dance, transformation and identity.
Filmography: 2012 CORPS PERDU; SKIN OF GLASS, 2014 L‘INFINI (all short films), 2018 GIRL
Awards (selection): FIPRESCI Prize and Director Award in the section “Un Certain Regard”, Golden Camera and Queer Palm for Lukas Dhont (International Film Festival Cannes, France 2018)