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Lola and the Sea 15 rating

Tender exploration of family relationships and identity as Lola, a young transgender girl, embarks on a journey with her estranged father to scatter her mother’s ashes.

Drama 2019 91 mins

Director: Laurent Micheli



Just as young transgender girl Lola (Mya Bollaers) learns that she can finally have her life changing surgery, she receives the news that her mother has passed away. Lola travels home for the funeral where she faces her estranged father, Phillipe (Benoît Magimel), for the first time in two years. Fulfilling her mother’s last wishes, Lola and Phillipe reluctantly embark on a journey together to the Belgium North Sea to scatter her ashes. Bollaers gives a remarkable debut performance in this vital trans coming-of-age story and tender exploration of family relationships and identity.