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The Fits

The Fits

The Fits

2016 / 72min / DCP

DIRECTOR: ANNA ROSE HOLMER

CAST: ROYALTY HIGHTOWER, ALEXIS NEBLETT, MAKYLA BURNAM, LAUREN GIBSON, ANTONIO A.B. GRANT JR.

SCREENPLAY - SAELA DAVIS, ANNA ROSE HOLMER, LISA KJERULFF
CINEMATOGRAPHY - PAUL YEE

In Anna Rose Holmer’s dazzling, Cincinnati-set debut feature, eleven-year-old tomboy Toni (mesmerizing newcomer Royalty Hightower) spends her afternoons boxing at a gym with her older brother. Bewitched by the power and confidence of a tight-knit dance group also practicing there, Toni begins to eagerly absorb their routines, and even pierces her own ears in an effort to fit in. But when a mysterious outbreak of fainting spells plagues the team, Toni’s desire for acceptance becomes more complicated and perhaps dangerous. Gorgeously shot and with a hypnotic score, The Fits is a transformative experience and a singular portrait of adolescence.

An Oscilloscope Laboratories release