The Lure

  • November 14, 2017 / 19:00
  • November 21, 2017 / 17:00

Director: Agnieszka Smoczynska
Cast: Marta Mazurek, Michalina Olszanska, Kinga Preis, Andrzej Konopka
Poland, 2015, 92’, color
Polish with Turkish Subtitles
 

Two mermaids came ashore at a night club in Warsaw. Polish director Agnieszka Smoczynska says the film echoes a youth spent in her mother’s nightclub, where she had her “first shot of vodka, first cigarette, first sexual disappointment, and first important feeling for a boy.’ The film takes on H ans Christian Andersen’s Little Mermaid story into another realm!

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