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

A film by Lukas Dhont
winner of the Caméra D'Or / Best Role / Queer Palm /
Fipresci Critics Prize Festival de Cannes 2018 

photos: Sebastien Vincent / stills / Kris Dewitte