As much as you don't know about the story the better that you may enjoy it
I was drawn within the first five minutes because of the beautiful Natalia (Carolina Chapko) that made me smile in content. Even though I had just a little reference about what this movie was, I raised my hopes for a good one, and my recommendation for you is,that if you don't know what us about, go into it in the dark, I mean discovering little by little the unknown tragedy, between the two girls that meet each other on a club, and for some reason are like a mirror of each other.
If you haven't guess it yet, I do not want to spoiled for you, because that is the fun with a film like this, filled up with some light content, developing little by little, into drama, jealousy and deception. At the first scene we met Natalia, who is a seventeen old year ballet student, (Anna, her Mother is the teacher at the school she just started). While walking with a little group of schoolmates on a bridge she meets a young man, when he mistakes her from someone else. The movie reveals the whole mystery within twenty minutes, (one of my bad habits, figuring out things way before others, but this one was really easy) as soon as the camera points Anna looking towards Aneta, before they are even introduced we figure out what is going on, and what is coming next. Anyway, you get to say "shoot" or something similar and be at the edge of your seat for a moment or two. And the fact that situations like the one about to unravel are credible, for happening in real life, will keep you watching. And if you are sensitive, you will be filled with sadness for the characters, if you weren't involved with them already, you are about to; it's here where the music has become such a great part of the film, adding up with the circumstances. The train scene is everything the two mothers could have feared, not counting the crumbling world for three young women.
Then the movie goes into a superficial mode playing it out like a relief for the minutes that gave before, disengage in us for a while to the point that it looks like we are alternating between two movies, one that try to keep us light in our mood and one with the intentions of relating us with the ongoing drama, a little bit like "The parent trap" going wild, it looks pretty much like in purpose, preparing to draw us into a third act, grabbing our attention all over again, making us to appreciate for the complex dilemma of several lives intertwined by a bad deal of cards. The story toys with the audience's emotions to the point that a happy ending seems to be implausible, redemption and forgiveness seems to be out of the picture, pretty much like in life, and I would say the ending is a well-deserved. Overall I really recommend it, despite a few flaws on the script, and the acting gives for the best of this drama.
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