Shortly after, Dhont told a European newspaper that Netflix would be editing out a scene that shows Polster, who is 16 now but was 15 at the time, fully nude to make the film more palatable for viewers around the globe.
However, Dhont has since walked back the statement, saying that the full frontal scene will be included in the version that hits Netflix on January 18.
Girl hits Netflix on Friday, January 18.
According to Chris Gardner at , Dhont recently said that Netflix planned to edit out a scene featuring young star Victor Polster fully nude, which seemed to distress the filmmaker.
Girl wowed audiences at the Cannes Film Festival with its moving depiction of a transgender girl training to become a ballerina, but now the film is at the center of a controversy about underage nudity.