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Lola and the Sea

1h 30m Drama 2019

Just as Lola learns that she can finally transition, she receives unexpected news, and must return home to face her estranged father, Phillipe for the first time in 2 years. Driven together by the common goal to fulfil her mother’s last wishes, together they reluctantly embark on a journey to the North Sea. Forced to spend time together, Phillipe begins to accept his daughter for the first time.

A tender exploration of family relationships and identity, featuring music from Culture Club, Antony and the Johnsons and 4 Non Blondes.

Starring Mya Bollaers in her amazing debut role as LOLA. Winning the Magritte Awards (Belgium’s Oscars) Most Promising Actress, Mya is the very first transgender actress ever to win such an award.

Director

Laurent Micheli

Languages

French, Dutch, Flemish

Countries

Belgium, France