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Petite fille

by Sébastien Lifshitz Border Lines

Sasha has to go to school in boys’ clothes. But one thing has always been clear to her: when she grows up, she will be a girl. Even her parents soon realised how urgent the wish of their daughter, who is now 8 years old and was born in the body of a boy, is. They work tirelessly to ensure that Sasha can be herself at all times, even at school. Director Sébastien Lifshitz follows Sasha and her family’s daily life, capturing their discussions with a therapist and the school administration. PETITE FILLE is the deeply touching portrait of a child who, by naturally questioning her body, offends a society that is rooted in a biological boy-girl thinking.


  • Genre: DOC: Social & Human Interest
  • Country, Year: France, Denmark, 2020
  • Runtime: 85 Min
  • Languages: French
  • Subtitles: English
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  • Director: Sébastien Lifshitz
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  • Screenplay: Sébastien Lifshitz
  • Cinematography: Paul Guilhaume
  • Editor: Pauline Gaillard
  • Sound: Yolande Decarsin
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  • Producer: Muriel Meynard
  • Co-Producer: Monica Hellström
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  • Production Companies: Agat Films & Cie, ARTE France Cinéma, Final Cut for Real
  • World Sales: MK2
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