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MIAMI New Nordic Cinema

Courtesy Level K

WED—March 21—7 PM
$12 ($7 ASF Members)
Series pass $72 ($42 ASF Members)
119 min. In Finnish with English subtitles.

When Anna is reunited with her estranged half-sister Angela, who arrives back in her hometown to dazzle the locals with her glamorous exotic dancer troupe, she gladly trades her small-town life for an adrenaline-fueled existence on the road, andembraces the world of exotic dancing.

But when an overdue loan payment draws both of them into a reckless blackmailing scheme, and as the duo are led deeper into the underworld of large-scale government corruption, they must rely on their new bond of sisterhood to save themselves from danger.

Directed by Zaida Bergroth (Finland, 2017). 119 min. In Finnish with English subtitles.

“Bergroth and her two fine leads create a compelling glimpse of life as it’s improvised — a dance between the muck and the angels, dreaming of more.” —Shari Linden, The Hollywood Reporter

About the Director

Zaida Bergroth’s previous films (The Good Son and The Last Cowboy Standing) have been screened at festivals including the TIFF, and has received awards at the Pusan International Film Festival, the Chicago International Film Festival and many others. Miami is her third feature film.

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