For her debut feature film, director Anna Rose Holmer isn’t lacking in ambition, mixing a coming-of-age story based around the world of dancing with a little bit of the supernatural. The result is “The Fits,” which made some waves at Sundance and Venice, and the propulsive new trailer welcomes you to the unique drama.
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Starring Royalty Hightower, the story follows a young girl who transitions from the world of boxing, to the realm of dancing, but once there, she encounters the titular “fits,” mysterious spasms that start affecting everyone on the dance team. Here’s the official synopsis:
Featuring a score by the prolific Danny Bensi and Saunder Jurriaans, “The Fits” opens in limited release on June 3rd.