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The Lure (2015)

Córki dancingu (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Fantasy, Horror | 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 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 Katarzyna Sawczuk ... Nancy
Roma Gasiorowska ... Rakieta
Grzegorz Stelmaszewski ... Bramkarz
Janina Wronska Janina Wronska ... Barmanka Janka
Krzysztof Chmielewski Krzysztof Chmielewski ... Aparat
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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 site [Japan]

Country:

Poland

Language:

Polish

Release Date:

25 December 2015 (Poland) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland

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Opening Weekend USA:

$7,370, 3 February 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$98,818, 28 April 2017
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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 »

Goofs

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

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Featured in Off the Hook: The Making of 'The Lure' (2017) See more »

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14 June 2017 | by cliffordo-33234See all my reviews

Foreign films can be so refreshing. So let's see. It's about mermaids. Fantasy. That eat people. Horror. Who fall in love. Love story. And there's lots of singing and dancing. Musical. The songs are decent, but the lyrics sound like they were written by a crack addict. Could it really have lost that much in the translation? Oh, its Polish, so its subtitled. The acting and directing are generally well done. However, it feels like they took it out of the oven and released it before the film was done. So sometimes, it is touching and beautiful, with a classy European style, and other times, it is stupid beyond words. It is a take-off on the myth about the mermaid who tries to be a human girl when she falls in love. And that is all about sacrifice on the one hand, and being true to our nature on the other. A very unusual movie, especially for a director's debut film.


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