2019 TIFF Movie Review: DISCO (NORWAY 2019)

Festival Reviews

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When a champion dancer begins to falter, her family questions her faith and prompts her to search for more radical solutions.
DISCO is the opposite of the Christian faith movies.  By showing the practices of fanatic Christian groups, the harm that over zealousness does to the individual is recorded. 
 The trouble is that everyone knows of the fact, except perhaps the fanatics themselves, so taking the story to its predictable end shows neither insight or novelty.  DISCO follows a young dancer, Mirjam who fails to reach the heights of her Christian parents expectations.  Her step-father is an over easy target being the leader of the church and also having a history of child molestation. 
 The film that never ends up going anywhere after…

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