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The Lure (2015)

Córki dancingu (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | 25 December 2015 (Poland)
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In Warsaw, a pair of mermaid sisters are adopted into a cabaret. While one seeks love with humans the other hungers to dine on the human population of the city.

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Robert Bolesto
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marta Mazurek ... Srebrna
Michalina Olszanska ... Zlota
Kinga Preis ... Wokalistka Krysia
Andrzej Konopka ... Perkusista
Jakub Gierszal ... Mietek
Zygmunt Malanowicz ... Kierownik sali
Magdalena Cielecka ... Boskie Futro
Katarzyna Herman ... Milicjantka
Marcin Kowalczyk ... Tryton / Dedal
Joanna Niemirska Joanna Niemirska ... Nerka
Katarzyna Sawczuk ... Nancy
Roma Gasiorowska ... Rakieta
Grzegorz Stelmaszewski ... Bramkarz
Janina Wronska Janina Wronska ... Barmanka Janka
Krzysztof Chmielewski Krzysztof Chmielewski ... Aparat
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Storyline

One dark night, at water's edge, a family of musicians encounter aquatic sirens Silver and Golden. After assuring the family that they won't eat them up, the winsome sirens are recruited to join the Figs and Dates band at a neon-lit Warsaw dance club. When Silver becomes romantically entangled with beautiful blonde bassist Mietek, the more cunning Golden, who cannot escape her bloodthirsty nature, worries that her sister's relationship will doom their shared dream of swimming to a new life in America. Written by Anonymous

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Their element is night.


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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Poland

Language:

Polish

Release Date:

25 December 2015 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,370, 5 February 2017

Gross USA:

$101,657

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$108,846
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Agnieszka Smoczynska grew up in a restaurant with a dance floor that's similar to the one used as a main location in the film. See more »

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Zlota and Srebrna can be seen disrobing twice during the Bylas Serca Biciem number. See more »

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Bananowy song
Music by Ryszard Rynkowski
Lyrics by Marek Skolarski
Performed by Kinga Preis, Andrzej Konopka & Jakub Gierszal
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I'm Officially Off Sushi Now
19 January 2018 | by evanston_dadSee all my reviews

Those who feel that there just aren't enough horror musicals about mermaids these days need look no further than "The Lure."

These mermaids do sing, as does everyone else in the movie, but if you're looking for big Broadway ballads of the kind belted out by Ariel, you might be disappointed. And these mermaids aren't quite as lovable as Daryl Hannah. Remember that scene in "Splash" when she tears apart a lobster with her teeth. Well let's just say these mermaids don't limit themselves to lobsters.

"The Lure" is most definitely not going to be to everyone's...ahem...taste, but I found myself mostly fascinated by its hypnotic rhythms, especially when it breaks into song, and especially when those songs are set in the nightclub at which our two sirens become part of the floor show. The film feels ultimately like an experiment that doesn't completely work, but there's enough about it that does to make it worth watching. And there are also some serious themes about what young women are asked to sacrifice, or at least think they have to sacrifice, in order to have what they want.

Grade: B


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