The Lure (2017, Mermaid Horror Musical)

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  1. Workshed

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    Why not?

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    Originally released in Poland in 2015; opens in US in Feb 2017.



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    I really like the poster. The trailer on the other hand didn't really make me want to see the film.
     
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    it does seem very much like an acquired taste/cult.
     
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    Been looking forward to this since hearing about it on the festival circuit.
     
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    So this was a first. A Polish musical with mermaids, nudity, and a little gore. Not really sure how I feel after viewing this. Pretty bizarre film although there is a straightforward plot. The characters break out in song at the drop of a hat kind of like some of the bollywood films. The picture quality is very nice which is expected with a Criterion release. The film is only 92 minutes and the two leads are attractive. Has anyone else seen this?
     
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    Love this movie. The Criterion of this is fantastic.
     
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    Yeah, I dug it too. I like musicals, gore, and nudity. This had all three.
     
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    I caught it theatrically last summer and really enjoyed it, and it's definitely a unique beast. Haven't watched it since, but have been meaning to re-watch it.
     

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