L'Étrange Festival - XXIInd edition - September 7 - 18 2016
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The Lure poster The Lure
The Lure poster

The Lure

Córki dancingu - 2015 - Color - 89 mn - Original version with English subtitles - Poland - Fantasy
Directed by : Agnieszka Smoczynska. Produced by : Wlodzimierz Niderhaus. Screenplay by : Robert Bolesto. With : Marta Mazurek, Michalina Olszańska, Kinga Preis, Jakub Gierszal
French premiere - International competition.

Srebrna and Zwota, two mermaid sisters surface from a dark river and decide to mingle with the humans. Working as dancers in a nightclub, they will be exposed to love and lust for blood...

Noted at the last Sundance film festival, Agnieszka Smoczynska's first feature film is a shocking and joyful mixture of genres (musical, horror, marvellous tale, teen movie, comedy...) who's backdrop is the famous tale by Andersen, The Little Mermaid. A free and rich reinterpretation of the tale, with a somptuous form influenced by the « camp » aesthetics from the 80s (with fabulous soundtrack by Ballady I Romanse) that will make Nicolas Winding Refn and his Neon Demon blush.

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Wednesday 7 September 2016 - 19:30 - Showroom 300
Tuesday 13 September 2016 - 18:00 - Showroom 100