CAST: Marta Mazurek, Michalina Olszanska, Kinga Preis DIRECTOR: Agnieszka Smoczynska WEIRD ELEPHANT SERIES
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.
A genre-defying film that blends elements of musicals, horror, romance, and fantasy into a contemporary fairy tale that celebrates the animalistic, the feminine, and the intimate intersections between the two.Katie Rife, AV Club
The Lure is the Polish romantic musical thriller about killer mermaids and Eurotrash pop you never knew you needed.Matt Donato, We Got This Covered
With a brilliant costarring dynamic, some delightfully catchy musical numbers, and a world so deeply steeped in the most magnetic, macabre aura, The Lure becomes something wholly worth watching, listening to, and living in.Michael Arbeiter, Nerdist