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The Lure - Criterion Collection

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Formats: DVD
Complete Title: The Lure
Synopsis: This genre-defying horror-musical mash-up--the bold debut of Polish director Agnieszka Smoczynska--follows a pair of carnivorous mermaid sisters drawn ashore to explore life on land in an alternate 1980s Poland. Their tantalizing siren songs and otherworldly auras make them overnight sensations as nightclub singers in the half-glam, half-decrepit world of Smoczynska's imagining. The director gives fierce teeth to her viscerally sensual, darkly feminist twist on Hans Christian Andersen's "The Little Mermaid," in which the girls' bond is tested and their survival threatened after one sister falls for a human. A coming-of-age fairy tale with a catchy synth-fueled soundtrack, outrageous song-and-dance numbers, and lavishly grimy sets, The Lure explores its themes of emerging female sexuality, exploitation, and the compromises of adulthood with savage energy and originality.
Rating: G
Box Office: 0
Runtime: 163
Video Release Date: Oct 9, 2017
Cast: Kinga Preis, Michalina Olszanska, Marta Mazurek, Jakub Gierszal, Andrzej Konopka, Zygmunt Malanowicz, Marcin Kowalczyk
Director: Agnieszka Smoczynska
Genre: Horror, Musical
Studio: Criterion Collection
Original Release: 2015
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